About Najya

Born and raised in Washington, D.C., Najya Williams is a poet, filmmaker and performing artist. In addition to publishing her debut poetry chapbook, Cotton, Najya has released a spoken word album entitled mad black woman. You can also find her three original short films in the Film Gallery: MORE LIFE, BURN, and ALL GRAY.

Najya looks ahead to continue making a difference in not only her community, but the nation as a whole, one word at a time. Join her in this endeavor via her Instagram profile, @NajyaWilliams.