Aya de Leon

author – activist – faculty – mom

From Katrina to Maria: #TakeAKnee for Black Lives, Stand for #PuertoRico

UPDATE: Belatedly, Tr*mp has waived the Jones Act to allow hurricane relief to help PR. In 2005, during Hurricane Katrina, I was getting married. I was neck-deep in preparations because … Continue reading

September 26, 2017 · Leave a comment

Upcoming Appearances

  • Side Chick Nation Launch Party June 27, 2019 at 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Pegasus Books Downtownn2349 Shattuck Ave, Berkeley, CA 94704, United States Join award-winning author Aya de León for a book signing, reading, & conversation with KPFA's Vylma V about Side Chick Nation, the 4th installment in Aya's Justice Hustlers feminist heist series. $1 from each book sold will benefit Aurora Levins-Morales' PR initiative Finca La Lluvia—cultivating water, climate justice, food sovereignty, the arts of resistance and…

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Aya wins a first place Independent Publisher Award for UPTOWN THIEF