Kiera Ashlee

Kiera Ashlee (aka Ashlee Haze)


[Membership Services Assistant]

Kiera Ashlee (aka Ashlee Haze) is a  poet and spoken word artist from Atlanta by way of Chicago. She is the winner of a 2023 Silver Telly Award for original copywriting and voiceover. She has been a part of the Atlanta Poetry circuit for over a decade and has been writing over 15 years. She has spent the past 6 years touring the country performing poetry and cultivating others’ inner poet through the facilitation of workshops. Ashlee has appeared on NPR’s Tiny Desk series and in 2020 she founded Philosophy Media Group, a boutique agency focused on poetic storytelling. In 2021 the agency produced their first documentary “Poets of the Revolution: A Poetic Protest” which went on to be featured in the Micheaux Film Festival. Kiera

spends her spare time in Costco and watching obscene amounts of cooking & baking competition shows.

Alternate ROOTS supports the creation and presentation of original art that is rooted in communities of place, tradition or spirit. We are a group of artists and cultural organizers based in the South creating a better world together. As Alternate ROOTS, we call for social and economic justice and are working to dismantle all forms of oppression—everywhere.