About Sean Lynch S. W. Lynch is a poet from New Jersey who was born in 1992. He received the Frederick Douglass and Susan B. Anthony Award in 2009 for his essays on social justice. He is an editor at Whirlwind Press and poetry editor for Whirlwind Magazine. Lynch's first book of poetry "the city of your mind" was published in 2013. His mentor, award winning poet and publisher Lamont B. Steptoe, has described his writing as “observant and compassionate." Frank Sherlock, the poet laureate of Philadelphia, calls Lynch's debut poetry collection "visionary." His work has been featured in numerous publications online and in print.