Welcome to Scribd, the world's digital library. Read, publish, and share books and documents. See more
Download
Standard view
Full view
of .
Save to My Library
Look up keyword
Like this
1Activity
0 of .
Results for:
No results containing your search query
P. 1
Aliya Leigh Press Kit

Aliya Leigh Press Kit

Ratings: (0)|Views: 197|Likes:
ALIYA LEIGH

BIOGRAPHY
Aliya Leigh is an eccentric, hard working writer, producer, editor and online web show host, born in Rosedale, New York on April 19, 1976. Raised in a religious AfricanAmerican and Native American home, by her father an engineer, and mother an English professor. Aliya Leigh didn’t have it easy growing up her school peers would make fun of her often for her language and hearing disabilities, which took a toll on her spirit. Yet, her parents helped her discover a talent to
ALIYA LEIGH

BIOGRAPHY
Aliya Leigh is an eccentric, hard working writer, producer, editor and online web show host, born in Rosedale, New York on April 19, 1976. Raised in a religious AfricanAmerican and Native American home, by her father an engineer, and mother an English professor. Aliya Leigh didn’t have it easy growing up her school peers would make fun of her often for her language and hearing disabilities, which took a toll on her spirit. Yet, her parents helped her discover a talent to

More info:

Published by: Tarrah Grant / Publicity on Jun 11, 2011
Copyright:Attribution Non-commercial

Availability:

Read on Scribd mobile: iPhone, iPad and Android.
download as PDF, TXT or read online from Scribd
See more
See less

08/30/2011

pdf

text

original

 
 
ALIYA
 
LEIGH
 
 
Aliya Leigh is an eccentric, hard working writer, producer,editor and online web show host, born in Rosedale, NewYork on April 19, 1976. Raised in a religious African-American and Native American home, by her father anengineer, and mother an English professor. Aliya Leighdidn’t have it easy growing up her school peers would makefun of her often for her language and hearing disabilities,which took a toll on her spirit. Yet, her parents helped her discover a talent to be proud of through playing the piano.Aliya played the piano well, and well enough to perform atcolleges, concerts, and events including one held at the prestigious Carnegie Hall.Whilst getting into her teenage years, she realized that she was “different”, and hada greater attraction for the same sex, which conflicted with her family’s religiousvalues and beliefs. Upon realizing her sexuality, she became depressed and feltunworthy of living out her dreams.Aliya witnessed her aunt go through so much, coming out as a lesbian to her family, and it prompted Aliya to think not to put her family though the same. She became very influence by poet and writer Edgar Allan Poe. During this time,Aliya’s parents decided to put her through therapy, to deal with the emotionalissues she was going through.Aliya Leigh works as a producer, writer, editor and host of her own podcastentitled "Lesbian Life." The online podcast is about current affairs happening andaffecting the lesbian community globally.Aliya writes and edits film and television scripts, as well as young adult horror,suspense and thriller novels. She is a skateboard designer for the Puzzle Me line.Aliya Leigh owns Striving For Pi, LLC; which is a Production and Publishingcompany. Striving For Pi, LLC resources will be dedicated to independent films,web shows and graphic novels.
BIO
GRAPHY
 
She is a trustee of the National Writer's Union, on the Board of Directors of AZWIT and an active member of ASCAP.
“You need to be true to yourself, even though others may not like it. When you'retrue to yourself, the opportunities are endless.” – Aliya Leigh

You're Reading a Free Preview

Download
/*********** DO NOT ALTER ANYTHING BELOW THIS LINE ! ************/ var s_code=s.t();if(s_code)document.write(s_code)//-->