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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Mayda Del Valle  

Pen Name: 

Genre: Poetry

Audience: Adult;

Born:


-- Web -- https://www.maydadelvalle.com/
-- Blog -- https://maydadelvalle.tumblr.com/
-- E-Mail -- info@maydadelvalle.com
-- WorldCat: -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=Mayda++Del++Valle

E-Mail: -- info@maydadelvalle.com


Illinois Connection

Del Valle is a native of Chicago's South Side.

Biographical and Professional Information

Mayda Del Valle is author of The University of Hip Hop and a winner of the 2016 Drinking Gourd Chapbook Poetry Prize from Northwestern University Press. She appeared on six episodes of the HBO series Russell Simmons Presents Def Poetry, and was a contributing writer and original cast member of the Tony Award winning Def Poetry Jam on Broadway. A gifted performer, Del Valle has read her work at venues all over the world including the White House.


Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability: No.

Selected Titles At Your Library

A South Side Girls Guide to Love & Sex: Poems
ISBN: 1882688562. OCLC Number: 1013530518

Tia Chucha. .