Zayra Yves, poetry

Zayra Yves’ creative writing is published in numerous print journals, anthologies, on-line e-zines and magazines: The Zimbabwe Situation, Panhandler Quarterly, Voices for Africa, Eyes of the Poet, Kreativ, Reflections IIT Madras (India), Edge Life Magazine, Poetry Life & Times, Astropoetica, Alehouse Press, 34th Parallel, Feeling is First, Memoir (and), Aquillrelle and The Enchanting Verses International Journal.

She has appeared as a featured artist at: New Sun Celebration; CIIS California Institute of Integral Studies; on Ken Wilber’s Integral Naked; OneMindVillage; West Marin Community Radio; SW Radio Africa; Northwestern University; Zimvibes; Coolfire (UK); Women’s Radio Network; Perfectly Said; Mazungue Studio One; TWiN (UK); Big Heart/Big Mind seminar in LA; UltraFeel TV; UniVerse of Poetry; BlogTalk Radio the Awareness Network.

Zayra has four audio collections of her work: Crowned Compassion, Sleep in the Sea Tonight with Me, Retrograde Motion, Lanterns.

In addition, she is the author of four books: Empty as Nirvana, Ordinary Substance, Color Me Pomegranate, Leaving You Unpainted. She is the winning poet from the “An African Legend: White Lions and Leopards” contest. Her short story “Exit Ashes, Exit Blues, Exit This Life” won an honorable mention in Francis Ford Coppola’s Zoetrope All Story contest.

Crazy Jane Collaborates, 2012
Surrender me endless