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Kleaver Cruz

The Black Joy Project
Kleaver Cruz is an Uptown native of NYC, a writer, dreamer and lover of travel. His work has been featured in La Galería, African Voices Magazine, The Journal of Negro Education as well as on Vibe.com and the Huffington Post among others. He is an alum of the VONA and Kenyon Review Writers workshops where he studied essay and fiction writing respectively. Kleaver is the creator of The Black Joy Project, a digital and real-world resource to center Black joy as a form of resistance. Cruz is a former Editorial Associate at Bold Type Books. Kleaver is a born and bred New Yorker who currently resides in Pittsburgh.

My Presenters Sessions

Saturday, June 17