She has appeared as a featured artist and/or guest speaker at: New Sun Celebration; CIIS California Institute of Integral Studies; on Ken Wilber's Integral Naked (2006 & 2007);OneMindVillage; West Marin Community Radio; SW Radio Africa; North Western University Chicago; Zimvibes; Coolfire (UK); Women's Radio Network; Perfectly Said; Mazungue Studio One; TWiN (UK); Genpo Roshi and Bill Harris' Big
Heart/Big Mind seminiar in LA; UltraFeel TV; UniVerse of Poetry; BlogTalk Radio and the Awareness Network.
Zayra Yves is the winning poet from the "An African Legend: White Lions and Leopards" contest 2010. She joined the conservation team at Tsau where the White Lions live in Timbavati, South Africa, as her prize, plus publication in the book.
Zayra received the World Poetry Empowered Poet 2012 award beside several other amazing International poets at the World Poetry Canada & International Peace Festival 2012.
Her short story "Exit Ashes, Exit Blues, Exit This Life" won an honorable mention in Francis Ford Coppola's Zoetrope All Story contest.
Zayra's fine art collection has appeared from 1998 to present at the following California locations: Dore Dore Gallery, San Mateo; Somar Gallery, San Francisco; UC Berkeley, San Francisco Campus; Body Harmony, San Francisco; Dana Street Cafe, Mountain View; Cafe Libro, Mountain View; Maitri Art Show & Auction, Embarcadero Center; Cad's Coffee Shop, Los Osos; One World Cafe, San Francisco; The Hive Gallery, Los Angeles; The Artist's Alley, San Francisco.
She has four audio collections:
1.) Crowned Compassion
2.) Sleep in the Sea Tonight with Me
3.) Retrograde Motion
In addition, she is the author of four books:
1.) Empty as Nirvana
2.) Ordinary Substance
3.) Color Me Pomegranate
4.) Leaving You Unpainted
You can purchase these collections directly on line or for more information send an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Currently she is producing a new audio recording and a fine art collection.