Assétou Xango

Assétou Xango was born and raised in Colorado. A poet and community activist, they have been performing poetry since 2009 and were featured on HBO’s Brave New Voices in 2010. In 2017, they were featured in Westword’s Top 100 Creatives. Xango coaches workshops, is a two-time TEDxMileHigh Speaker, and is the poet laureate of Aurora, Colorado.

Read about Assétou Xango’s 2020 Poets Laureate Fellowship project.