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Leila Mottley

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About the Author

LEILA MOTTLEY is the author of the novel Nightcrawling, an Oprah’s Book Club pick and a New York Times best seller. She is also the 2018 Oakland Youth Poet Laureate. She was born and raised in Oakland, where she continues to live.

Books by Leila Mottley


Leila Mottley on the Nuances of Black Girlhood in Her Book NIGHTCRAWLING | Inside the Book

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