About Zariya

Photography courtesy of Autry Haydon-Wilson

Zariya (ZAR-ee-yuh) is a clasically trained actress, poet, and singer/songwriter from Los Angeles.

She has performed her poetry in venues such as the Library of Congress, the Hollywood Bowl, and the Women in the World Summit at Lincoln Center. 

She has been featured in LadyGunnHuffington Post, and i-D Magazine.

Her poems have been published in NiiJournal and Nasi Mag, as well as the brand new anthology, Here We Are: Feminism for the Real World, alongside writers Roxane Gay and Mindy Kaling.


Zariya Allen