Aya de Leon's Writings
African American Harvard Law graduate Yolanda Vance becomes an accidental spy when she accepts a job as an FBI attorney after being laid off from a high profile New York law firm. Unexpectedly, the Bureau selects Yolanda to infiltrate a community organization, which is making trouble for a biotech corporation with a classified government contract. Red, Black,...
This is for all the artistic geniuses that are standing bakstage in a tube top and tight jeans, pressing against the barricades, lip gloss shining, trying to get some male artist’s attention, hoping to get past security. This is for all the artistic geniuses who are daydreaming while assembling press packets for their artist husband/boyfriend/lover/boss. This is...
Writer/performer Aya de Leon lives in the Oakland Bay Area. 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...