Leroy Moore interviewed our future when he interviewed Black ten-year-old writer, poet and author, Amali Maxine Phillips. Introducing the next generation of Black disabled poets and artists; Amali Maxine Phillips!
LM: When did you begin writing poetry?
Amali Maxine Phillips: Well, I started when I was five, and I wrote my first poem in church.
LM: OK, thank you. Why did you decide to give the sales of your book to homeless people?
Amali Maxine Phillips: Well, I live in New York, and I’m around a lot of people in need. So, I thought well, I really want to help. So, when I wrote the boo...read more