June 2020

Interview. Young Adult author Ayana Gray talks with Louisa Onome, Liselle Sambury, Ayana Gray, and Danielle Wilkinson about the people who have inspired them, the projects they are working on, and the Black voices they want to promote!


May 2020

YouTube Interview. Young Adult author Ayana Gray talks with fellow #PitchWars mentors about how to craft a stand-out pitch for your manuscript, and how to navigate online pitching events!


April 2020

Podcast Interview. Young Adult author Ayana Gray has a lot to offer in our latest episode. Take a listen to our conversation on traveling abroad and the power of lost voices within black history. Ayana also has helpful resources ranging from podcasts to writer contests that will help anyone get started on their own journey.

April 2020

Ayana Gray leads the inaugural 2020 Write Hive Conference with a session titled THE ART OF QUERYING, a full-scale presentation walking aspiring authors through the querying process from start to finish with useful tips!

March 2020


Ayana Gray chats with Rebellion Lit about her what she writes, why she writes it, and her publishing journey (so far)!

February 2020


Ayana Gray joins the 2020 Pitch Wars Advisory Committee!

December 2019


Ayana Gray pitches her current manuscript, the themes that inspired it, and where she thinks the publishing industry can grow.

November 2019


2019 Pitch Wars Mentor Ayana Gray anticipates an exciting mentorship with her new mentee!

October 2019


Ayana Gray talks on the FatLikeMe podcast to talk about the importance of body diversity in children's literature.

September 2019


Ayana Gray volunteers to workshop the query materials of a 2019 Pitch Wars hopeful.

April 2019


Ayana Gray talks on Craft Quest writing show about diversity in children's literature.