Shanya "Lady S" is a poet, writer and spoken word artist. Born and raised in Philadelphia, PA. She then moved to Fayetteville, NC. She published a book with fellow Philadelphian Poets Raven for Change. it was in Fayetteville that she feels she grew from an artist who writes to an artist who performs. She was a member of the 2009 & 2010 Fayetteville Fire Slam Team. Moving to Virginia and publishing her first CD Breathe Deep Think Deeper she travels to Southern Fried Poetry Slam 2013 to represent Hampton Roads VA.