Aja Monet

Aja Monet
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Aja Monet is an American poet, performer and activist of Cuban-Jamaican descent from Brooklyn, New York. In 2007, at age 19, she was the youngest poet to have ever become the Nuyorican Poets Café Grand Slam Champion. In 2014, she won the “One to Watch Award” from the YWCA of the City of New York. Her most recent book of poetry is Inner-City Chants & Cyborg Cyphers.

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