Aya de Leon is a writer/performer working in poetry, fiction, and hip hop theater. Her work has received acclaim in the Village Voice, Washington Post, American Theatre Magazine, and has been featured on Def Poetry, in Essence Magazine, and various anthologies and journals. She recently self-published The Puffy Hair Project, a children’s book for people whose hair defies gravity, and is is currently shopping for an agent for her sexy feminist heist novel. Aya is the Director of June Jordan’s Poetry for the People program, teaching poetry, spoken word, and hip hop at UC Berkeley. She is as a guest blogger for Bitch magazine, Mutha Magazine, MyBrownBaby, Movement Strategy Center, Good Men Project, and Mothership Hackermoms. You can find her at ayadeleon.wordpress.com or on twitter @ayadeleon.
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