freelance writer. storyteller. doula. environmental educator.

“…the poet offers us a space to reclaim that freedom, to persist in our own making, in our small exodus, without naming our perpetrators; where, for a moment, we too can feel the cool air wrapped around our Black bodies—and feel free to exhale.” – Mahtem Shifferaw


Ashia Ajani – “My Kin”

Bay Poets Unite!

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All workshops are sliding scale.