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Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha Biography | Poet

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Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha (b. April 21, 1975 in Worcester, Massachusetts ) is a Toronto -based poet, writer, educator and social activist. Her writing and performance art focuses on documenting the stories of queer and trans people of color, abuse survivors, mixed-race people and diasporic South Asians and Sri Lankans. A central concern of her work is the interconnection of systems of colonialism, abuse and violence.