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Aja Monet

Spoken Word Poet


Closing plenary

The LA17 closing plenary brings together the entire community for a moment of reflection. Emcee'd by Tiffany Persons, the Featuring poetry by Aja Monet, keynote by Juan Enriquez, and performances by Lil Buck and Gary Clark Jr.

Life through prose-colored lenses

Aja Monet is a poet and activist described by Harry Belafonte as “the true definition of an artist.” Monet, who is in the midst of an international book tour supporting My Mother Was a Freedom Fighter, will guide you through potent and transformative body exercises driven by poetry and writing prompts.