In Honor of Black History Month 2016 The WB Media group will be featuring 29 people in 29 days who are creating “Modern Day Black History in their community or chosen profession.
*Today February 9th, 2016 the WB Media Group features Award Winning Poet / Author and Actress Joy Elan
Joy Elan is a Award Winning Poet / Author and Actress. She has written and published 5 books 3 Poetry books and a book of essays. Her latest book and first novel is called “Life Is A Canvas”. Joy is from Oakland and Berkeley, CA. She received her BA degree in African American Studies at UC Berkeley and her MA degree in Education at Stanford University. She won third place in Oakland’s Got Talent in June 2014 for her spoken word piece, I’m A Survivor. In 2015, she won Poetry Video of the Year for the National Poetry Awards for her video performance of “I’m A Survivor.” She is currently working with urban youth in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Joy Elan can be seen performing her poetry at various venues and events around the San Francisco Bay Area. For more press material, go to Joy Elan’s Press.
*Also visit Joy Elan’s website http://www.AuthorJoyElan.com