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Aiyana Sha'niel

Aiyana Sha’niel is a 20-year-old Black creative writer born and raised in Los Angeles, California that has been performing for over eight years, being a county youth representative of spoken word in various events.

She is a 2021 graduate of the Community Literature Initiative program (CLI), and finished the program at 18 years old, with her own full body of work. Sha’niel signed with World Stage Press and released her first collection of poems, Little Black Poetry Book, on September 25th, 2022.