oayes

active 10 months, 3 weeks ago • from Zanzibar, Tanzania
poet. pinay. queer. educator. agent of change. lenses: love. gratitude. understanding. sustainability. freedom.

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Currently Living In:Iringa, Tanzania
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O. Ayes is a queer writer, educator, and agent of change living in East Africa. She has lectured at universities in the St. Louis area, as well as City University of New York. Her poems appear in Five Quarterly, Blackbird, Crab Orchard Review, and
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O. Ayes is a queer writer, educator, and agent of change living in East Africa. She has lectured at universities in the St. Louis area, as well as City University of New York. Her poems appear in Five Quarterly, Blackbird, Crab Orchard Review, and elsewhere. She recently served on the Board of Directors for The Mama Project, which promotes women’s literacy in developing countries. She blogs at NOTES FROM THE MARGIN (oayes.org, because .com was taken).

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