Benjamin “IQ” Sanders is an intercontinental slam champion, educator, publisher, producer, and cultural ambassador. Born and raised in Tennessee America, he is affectionately referred to as the Poet Laureate of Memphis, now living in Brunswick West.
He holds three Skype Grand Slam Championships, is an eight-time Memphis Slam Champion and has competed at the World Poetry Slam Championship.
Other successes include producer of three poetry / spoken word albums including the landmark Melbourne spoken word anthology A Pint for Your Mind. He has acted as Youth Ambassador and Community Liaison for the Melbourne Poets Union and Convenor of The Muddy Rivers Slam in Brunswick.