Aya de Leon

author – activist – faculty – mom

Aya’s debut novel, UPTOWN THIEF

Marisol Rivera will do anything to protect her Manhattan women’s health clinic, including bankrolling it with an escort service and a series of heists of corrupt CEOs involved in a sex trafficking scandal…

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Novelist, poet, activist, mom, UC Berkeley faculty, hip hop theater artist…

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UPTOWN THIEF is out today

When I started writing my debut novel UPTOWN THIEF eight years ago, I was supposed to be working on a non-fiction book. But something about this story kept  calling to … Continue reading

July 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Upcoming Appearances

  • Aya's UPTOWN THIEF book launch at La Pena Cultural Center July 30, 2016 at 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm La Pena Cultural Center Here's the link to the facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/567811073388728/

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