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Lydia K. Valentine

Lydia K. Valentine is a playwright and poet, director and dramaturg, editor and educator. Through her own writing and the projects to which she contributes under Lyderary Ink, Lydia always seeks to amplify the voices of those who are often stifled, ignored, and marginalized in what has been the accepted narrative of the United States. Lydia’s writing has appeared in online and print publications such as Angels Flight * literary west, The Pitkin Review, and Shout! An Anthology of Resistance Poetry and Short Fiction, and HowlRound. Her first poetry collection, Brief Black Candles will be released November 10, 2020 from Not a Pipe Publishing. It can be pre-ordered through your local independent bookstore.

Lydia K. Valentine