Ayize Jama-Everett

Ayize Jama-Everett has traveled extensively in Africa, New Hampshire, Northern California, and Mexico. He holds a master’s degree in clinical psychology, divinity, and creative writing. Jama-Everett has taught at the Graduate Theological Union and California College of the Arts and was a school therapist for 10 years in Oakland. He believes the narratives of our times dictate the realities of the future, so he’s invested in working in subversive notions like family of choice, striving when not chosen to survive, and irrational optimism into his work. He is the creator of The Liminal People series. He lives in Harlem.