This is a memorial blog for family, friends, and colleagues of Leila Abu-Saba. All are welcome to contribute remembrances.
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In conjunction with Mills College, the family has created the Leila Abu-Saba Memorial Award to be given annually to a Mills MFA student whose work embodies the spirit of exuberance, vitality, and social engagement that runs through Leila’s writing. Contributions to the award in Leila’s honor are welcome. Donation checks may be written to Mills College directly with “Leila Abu-Saba” on the memo line, and mailed to: Mills College, Office of Institutional Advancement, 5000 MacArthur Boulevard, CA 94613. Thank you.
Leila was a prolific writer and activist.
Read her blogs:
Listen to Leila read her poetry: