Yahdon led a Summer Writing Workshop for SpeakTogether at Talent Unlimited High School on July 16, 2018, and July 9, 2018. Yahdon also performed at a SpeakTogether student matinee at Edward R. Murrow High School in Midwood, Brooklyn, speaking on the evening’s themes, “You Only Live Once” on December 1, 2017, and “It’s Now Or Never” on October 3, 2017.
Yahdon Israel is the editor of Brooklyn Magazine. He has also written for Avidly, The New Inquiry, LitHub, and Poets & Writers. As the Awards and Membership VP of the National Book Critics Circle, he runs a popular Instagram page promoting literature and fashion under #Literaryswag and hosts a web show for writers called LIT.
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