Aiyana ‘Sha’niel’ Da’Briel

Aiyana Sha’niel is a creative writer and singer born and raised in Los Angeles, California. Aiyana started as a youth participant in a variety of Street Poets workshops including our Beats & Rhymes program, and she now helps host and organize these programs. She has performed and organized various open mics throughout her high school and college years. She is a 2021 graduate of the Community Literature Initiative program (CLI), a fellowship that helps poets create their own poetic collection of work. Sha’niel will be releasing her first book through World Stage Press, titled “Little Black Poetry Book” in late 2022.