The Virginia G. Piper
Center for Creative Writing

Photograph of Truth B. Told

Truth B. Told

Meet Your Literary Community Exhibitor 2019

About Truth B. Told

Born in Saginaw, MI, Truth B. Told (born Christopher Owens) has written for and appeared in commercials for BET's Black History Moment vignette and Dove & Twitter's #SpeakBeautiful campaign, and has also appeared on MTV, VH1, All Def Poetry. He received 2012 Spoken Word Album of the Year and 2013 Spoken Word Artist of the Year honors at the National Poetry Award. Truth currently is completing his Masters in creative writing while running Culture PHX, a community and arts-focused business.