Delali Ayivor

India Downes-Le Guin

Delali Ayivor is a Ghanaian-American writer. As a contemporary postcolonial subject, Delali creates from the locus of disjuncture, writing through the complexifying tangles of our increasingly globalized world. When she’s not writing, Delali is busy visualizing an arts world centered around the joy and liberation of artists of color with the Equitable Futures Collective.  Delali is a 2011 U.S. Presidential Scholar in the Arts, a former associate artist in residence with experimental sound poet Tracie Morris at Atlantic Center for the Arts in New Smyrna Beach, Florida, and an attendee of the 2019 Tin House Winter as well as 2020 Tin House Summer Workshops. In Spring 2019 she was named the inaugural writer-in-residence at the STONELEAF Retreat in Kingston, New York. Her work has been published most recently by The Rumpus. She currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. Instagram: @_laney.boggs and @equitablefuturescollective