D.D. Wright

D.D. Wright was born in Harlem NY but raised in the Bronx. She graduated from Sacred Heart as well Cardinal Spellman HS. She later received her Bachelors Degree in PSychology as well as her Masters Degree in Early Childhood Education, from Lehman College. She has been teaching since 2002 but writing since childhood.

Currently, D.D. is a successful author. She self-published her first book of poetry, Poetry 2Life in October of 2012. Followed by her second ebook of poetry, Embracing: A Poetic Perspective in April of 2013. In June of 2014, D.D. started an online talk show entitled, "Poetic Soul".

She is an advocate for diabetes, as she previously worked for the American Diabetes Association after being diagnosed with Tyoe I diabetes at the age of 9. Prematurity is also dear to her heart as she has one child, who was born weighing less than a pound. She advocates for the "under dog". Her passion lies in inspiring others to overcome obstacles, no matter how difficult they may seem.

She is no stranger to adversity but feels blessed to be able to pursue her dreams which has always been writing poetry. D.D. Wright has won several poetry contests receiving publications and travelled doing spoken word while in college. The poems in Poetry 2Life address youth, life and love.

In her spare time, she enjoys teaching Creative Writing to her junior high school students in the Bronx as well as spending time with her daughter, Madison. Travelling, reading, spending time with her family and friends are amongst her favorite past times.