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2Leaf Press, an imprint of The IAAS, publishes books of passion and purpose that also celebrate the authentic voices of multicultural writers. The IAAS recognized the need for writers to breathe on their own without suffocating the premise of multicultural literature to death. In fact, we consider all writers multicultural.
phati’tude Literary Magazine, established in 1997, is an award-winning, themed, quarterly that features the best poetry, prose, short stories, articles and interviews along with literary criticism, book reviews and biographical profiles by established and emerging poets, writers and artists.
LitWiki.org is an online literary resource that is a collaborative effort from poets, writers, artists, teachers, students and scholars from all over the world, of biographical entries; definitions of genre, time period, themes; criticism and theory; and analysis and interpretation of stories, poems, plays, and novels. This is a 2015 initiative.
About The IAAS
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Who We Are and What We Do!
Who We Are
The IAAS Board is committed to introducing new and diverse literatures and multicultural literary resources into the public discourse by providing programs that educate and inform all aspects of the population from varying and diverse backgrounds – from the poor and underprivileged, to the privileged yet undereducated. Gabrielle David Board Member, Chair Gabrielle David is […]
A Brief History
As with many organizations, The IAAS was born out of necessity to fund the vision of its founder. In 1996, Gabrielle David decided to fill the gap she saw in the literary community, one that intentionally excluded or simply overlooked multicultural writers. She launched phati’tude Literary Magazine, a publication created to break tradition with literature […]
The Intercultural Alliance of Artists & Scholars, Inc. (IAAS) is a New York-based nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2000 to promote multicultural literature and literacy. In order to foster understanding of and respect for cultural diversity, the IAAS collaborates with poets, writers, artists, scholars and community organizations to promote literary talent and achievement through innovative […]