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Saïkou Yaya Baldé

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Saïkou Yaya Baldé

Saïkou Yaya Baldé is a writer, poet, and activist born and raised in Paris. His work is informed by his dual cultural background (having been born on French soil to West African parents) and his experiences living on four different continents. He is a 2017 Immigrant Artist Fellow at the New York Foundation for the Arts and splits his time between New York City and Paris.

Articles by Saïkou Yaya Baldé

Living and Writing on the Colonizer’s Soil
By Saïkou Yaya Baldé
Saïkou Yaya Baldé’s essay appears as a part of a special series featuring New York Foundation for the Arts Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program fellows discussing…
Two Poems
By Saïkou Yaya Baldé
The two poems below (the first in English, the second in French) appear as a part of a series featuring fellows in the New York Foundation for the Arts Immigrant Artist Mentoring Program.…
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