Full Circle 03-26-2021 Sistah Poets

Welcome to Full Circle, your cultural affairs radio magazine produced by members of the First Voice Apprenticeship Program. Tonight we’re honoring and celebrating  Sistah Poets  – talented creative women writers and performers. On tonight’s show we”ll hear from  Raina J. León, phD, A Black and Afro-Boricuan  Philadelphian, educator, writer coach  who lived  for many years in the Chochenyo Ohlone territory of Berkeley and our very own graduate of the KPFA Apprenticeship, Ananda Esteva, poet, writer, and teacher, Ananda Esteva. Finally, again we celebrate and honor another graduate writer and poet of the KPFA Apprenticeship, Zakiyyah G.E. Capehart-Bolling, author of Ghana On My Mind, a reflective collection of poetry and prose of her trip to Ghana.


Follow these links to learn more about Raina J. Leon follow these links:



https://storyjoy-inc.teachable.com [classes]

https://www.thespeakeasyproject.net/accountability [Write Side by Side workshop.  Next one this summer!  ]


Follow these links for Ananda Esteva:

Contact info for getting copies of books directly through me


I have copies of my poetry chapbook, Pisco Sours with Civil Defense Press

My action packed novel, The Wanderings of Chela Coatlicue from Transgress Press available through Ananda directly via escritora.ananda@gmail.com, Transgress Press,  

Molotov Mouths Anthology Explosive New Writing is available on Amazon.com

And an anthology by Manic D Press, It’s All Good; How Do You Like It Here NOW?

Ananda’s Bio

Watch a video of Ananda reading a poem in the KPFA performance room

Ananda’s Facebook for her novel, The Wanderings of Chela Coatlicue and current events

Word Press site

Follow Zakiyyah GE Capehart-Bolling on Facebook.


Get information on the protest in Danville for Tyrell Wilson at the Together We Stand Facebook page

National Day of Action Against Anti-AAPI Terrorism

(Saturday, March 27, San Francisco.  11am:  Vigil at St. Mary’s Square.  12pm:  March from St. Mary’s Square to Union Square.  Speeches and martial arts demo at Union Square.)

ALLY/COLLABORATOR TRAININGBystander Intervention Training  (free, recurring)

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