Biography: 

Aylin Sözen is an African American, Turkish lesbian writer, passionate about creative arts emphasizing social justice, black liberation, and representation of underrepresented groups. She was born in Bremen, Germany and moved to Texarkana, Texas during her late childhood years. After high school, she attended Texas A&M University in Texarkana for two years and transferred to the University of North Texas where she received a bachelor’s degree in journalism.