LitFest in the Dena Saturday and Sunday 12:30-6pm May 4-5 2004

Tricia Alkmia Cochée

Beyond Borders: Readings and Conversations with African American, LGBTQ and other marginalized writers, Saturday, May 4, at 3:30-4:30pm, Mountain View Mausoleum

Tricia Alkimia Cochée is a poet, Writer/Journalist/Essayist, Cultural Arts Producer and Wholistic Health Educator. Co-founder of SWAAM (Spoken Word, Art and Music) poetry lounge, her poetry and prose has been featured in many venues and publications including Beyond Baroque Literary Arts Center; LitFest In The Dena; City of Los Angeles African American Heritage Month Calendar; and Voices from Leimert Park Redux: Los Angeles Poetry Anthology, published by Harriet Tubman Press/Tsehai Publishers. Her memoir, The Orisha Talks: Tales of Love and Herstorical Memories, (longlisted for the 2020 AIGA 50 Books/50 Covers competition) is her debut collection of poetry and prose and draws inspiration from her 4th generation Los Angeles family stories and her cultural travels. She has two forthcoming creative nonfiction books, The Body Is Where We Live and Sacred Spaces, Mystic Moments.