Ayin M. Adams, native New Yorker began writing poetry at age five and selling them on her street corner in Brooklyn for twenty-five cents. With much success, she quickly increased her sales to fifty cents as passerbys' enjoyed her work.
Winner of the Pat Parker Memorial Poetry Prize, the Audre Lorde Memorial Prose Prize, Nominated as Poet of the Year, Winner of the President's Award For Literary Excellence, Grant Participant at the Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Award, Winner of Sparrow Grass Publishing, Published in anthology Defjampoetry "Bum Rush The Page" 2004 top ten finalist in the Rap-It-Up BASS film competition sponsored by BET.com and Blackaids.org Foundation. Ayin Adams holds a Ph.D. in Metaphysics and Human Services.
Most recently published, April 2006 "Walking Through My Fire", April 2005 "The Woods Deep Inside Me" CD's available are: The Woods Deep Inside with classical music, From Brooklyn To Maui, The Color of Her Tears, Healing The Child Within; a metaphysical self-healing journey into the self emerging whole and holy. Lavendar Muse in book. Most recent Ayin is working on creating a documentary film "African-Americans in Maui". Ayin CD of "Walking Through My Fire" will drop this summer. Be sure to pick up your copy from music by Zen Amen.