LeConté Dill was born and raised in South Central Los Angeles. She holds degrees from Spelman College, UCLA, and UC Berkeley, and is the Director of Public Health Practice and a Clinical Associate Professor at NYU. LeConté has participated in VONA Voices and Cave Canem workshops and was a 2016 Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop Fellow. Her work has been published in journals such as Poetry Magazine, Mom Egg Review, Berfrois, The Killens Review of Arts & Letters, Journal of Poetry Therapy, and The Feminist Wire. LeConté and her husband Umberto are creating a homeplace together in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn.
LeConté’s “We Who Weave” is residing here.