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Maya Washington

Maya Washington is an award-winning multi-hyphenate artist: writer, poet, director, narrative and documentary filmmaker (writer/director/producer), actress, creative director, visualist (photography), and arts educator. Her award-winning film, Through the Banks of the Red Cedar, about her father, Vikings football legend Gene Washington, premiered on PBS in 2022. Her memoir, Through the Banks of the Red Cedar: My Father and the Team that Changed the Game, was released in 2022. Her work is featured in a number of anthologies including The BreakBeat Poets, Vol. 2: Black Girl Magic; Nothing To Lose But Our Chains: Black Voices on Activism, Resistance and Love; and The Beiging of America, among others.

Recent & Notable Works

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Through the Banks of the Red Cedar (Little A, 2022)

White Space Poetry Anthology, editor (White Space Poetry Project, 2014)

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