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#127: author & activist YOSIMAR REYES on finding his voice, building a brand & honoring his abuelita
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YOSIMAR REYES is a Mexican born undocumented American author, activist, playwright, poet and social media star. He was raised in and currently lives in East Side San Jose. Reyes centers queer, working class, and immigrant themes in his work. He has been a guest speaker at numerous universities including Stanford, Princeton, UCLA, Harvard and recently received a NALAC Fund for the Arts Grant. YOSIMAR jumped on the podcast and talked about living in LA for five years, moving back to East Side San Jose to take care of his abuela, and his plans to take his brand and hustle to the next level. Join his LatinX book club and follow him on Instagram @YOSIREY.