Lateef McLeod

Lateef McLeod is building his career as a writer and a scholar. He has earned a BA in
English from UC Berkeley and an MFA in Creative Writing from Mills College. He is a
fifth-year graduate student in the Anthropology and Social Change Doctoral program at
California Institute for Integral Studies in San Francisco. He published his first poetry
book entitled A Declaration of A Body Of Love in 2010 chronicling his life as a black
man with a disability and tackling various topics on family, dating, religion, spirituality,
his national heritage and sexuality. He also published another poetry book entitled
Whispers of Krip Love, Shouts of Krip Revolution in 2020. He currently is writing a novel
tentatively entitled The Third Eye Is Crying. He was in the 2007 and 2016 annual theater
performances of Sins Invalid and also their artist-in-residence performance in 2011
entitled Residence Alien. In 2019 he started a podcast entitled Black Disabled Men Talk
with co-hosts Leroy Moore, Keith Jones, and Ottis Smith.

March 22, 2021

Utilizing Language to Communicate on a Deeper Level with Lateef McCle…

Utilizing Language to Communicate on a Deeper Level with Lateef McCleod

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