About Mae Ramirez | Writer, Educator, Performer, and Creative Activist
Mae Ramirez holds an MFA in Creative Writing and a BA in English Education from California State University, Long Beach. She has designed and led writing workshops at high schools and colleges across Southern California and co-found ¡DUENDE! Long Beach, a grassroots community arts organization that provides creative programming and mentoring for youth.
She was a member of CSULB’s nationally-competing Slam Poetry team, and in July of 2012, she mentored and coached the Long Beach Youth Slam Poetry team as they participated in the week-long Brave New Voices International Youth Poetry Festival in the San Francisco Bay Area.