leslie-ann murray, writer/host

Leslie Ann Murray is an emerging writer from Trinidad and Tobago 🇹🇹. She is a former performance poet and she has traveled throughout South Africa and New York performing her poetry. In 2009, she created, “Writing on Walls” a monthly literary reading series that featured emerging and established writers. The reading series ran for one year in Brooklyn, New York. In Beijing, she hosted a generative writing workshop and moderated several literary panels in the city. Recently she has started, Brown Girl Book Lover, a monthly video book review session. Brown Girl Book Lover, review books that should be at the forefront of our imagination and books that are shifting the literary canon. She has moderated literary panels at the Boston Book Festival, the Bookworm Literary Festival in Beijing, China, and the Dhaka Lit Fest in Bangladesh. You can read her latest story, Plastic City published by Obsidian Literary Journal.

Leslie-Ann is currently working on her first novel.