Leslé Honoré is a Blaxican Poet. Mother of three phenomenal mini-humans; Sage, Solomon and Scarlett. A freedom fighter and Spirit Writer. Born and raised in Gardena California by her father Louis Honoré Sr., a native of New Orleans and her mother Rosalba Honoré, who was born in Sinaloa Culiacan Mexico, and immigrated to the US when was 15. Leslé began writing in grammar school and has never stopped. She attended Xavier University in New Orleans studying English Literature where she was editor of Xavier's literary journal, New Voices. Leslé has lived in Chicago for almost 18 years, considers herself a Chicagoan based on her love of House Music, being able to drive Lower Wacker and not get lost, and knowing that Harold's Chicken is better than Uncle Remus. She has worked in the non profit field for almost twenty years, advocating for under-served youth.
Poetry has always been how Leslé has expressed herself. Focusing mainly on social injustice, she hopes that through her work she can help give voices to people who are often silenced, unheard and feel invisible.
Leslé believes HBCUs, Tacos and Gumbo without kale can save the world.
Her upcoming book, Fist and Fire will be dropping November 2017
You can follow her on Facebook @Leslé Honoré , On Instagram @leslehonore and On Twitter @Lesle_honore