Teka Lo

Poet

New York, NY 10001
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Author's Bio

Teka is a poet, essayist, and journalist based in New York. In her poetry and fiction, she explores capitalism, feminism, and race using satire, in her journalism and essays she uses cutting social criticism to slice open to the core of societal inequities. 

Publications & Prizes

Anthology:
The Coiled Serpent: Poets Arising from the Cultural Quakes and Shifts of Los Angeles (Tia Chucha Press, 2016)
Book:
Queen of Inglewood (Word Palace Press, 2017)

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Susan Sontag Dorothy Parker Toni Morrison Ilya Kaminsky James Baldwin
What I'm reading now: 
On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
African American, Black, Feminist
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Any, Naturalists/Environmentalists, Women
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Los Angeles, CA
California
Raised in: 
Los Angeles, CA
California
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Last update: Apr 01, 2021