Leticia Guzman

Leticia Guzman is a Youth Speaks alumna. Her work has appeared in the Youth Speaks anthology, Between My Body and The Air, and the Steve Martin and Edie Brickell musical, Bright Star. Guzman, a queer Chicana poeta, uses writing to heal her inner child. She resides in Hayward, California.


The truth came to me through muddy hands and silly smiles.
In knotted laces, I learned patience.