in June 2019, SIDE CHICK NATION was the first novel published about Hurricane Maria. Aya’s fourth “Justice Hustlers” feminist heist novel, which follows UPTOWN THIEF, THE BOSS, and THE ACCIDENTAL … Continue reading
Novelist, poet, activist, mom, UC Berkeley faculty, hip hop theater artist…
Justice Hustlers reaches for a new language of urban women’s insurrection, at the intersection of wealth redistribution, sexual labor, and healthcare, all wrapped in brown romance.
It’s time to tell the whole truth about Junot Diaz. Last month, he came out with a powerful piece in the New Yorker about having been raped as a boy. … Continue reading
Ten-year old girls take on the president in my new chapter book: EQUALITY GIRLS AND THE PURPLE REFLECTO-RAY
After the 2016 election, Reflection Press published a wonderful book: When A Bully is President: Truth and Creativity for Oppressive Times, written and illustrated by Maya Gonzalez. The book’s audience … Continue reading