Asiya Wadud is a writer and third grade teacher. She is a member of the Belladonna* Collaborative and her recent pieces can be found in SUBLEVEL and Sixth Finch. She has pieces forthcoming in the Chicago Review, Best American Experimental Writing, Makhzin, and 111O/10, among others. She is a current Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Process Space Artist in Residence and was a finalist for a 2017 New York Foundation for the Arts Poetry Fellowship. In 2017, Portable Press at Yo-Yo Labs published her chapbook, we, too, are but the fold and her first book, crosslight for youngbird, is forthcoming from Nightboat Books in 2018. Every Wednesday, Asiya teaches English to new immigrants and refugees, and these are the best two hours of the week. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, where she loves animals.
asiya [dot] wadud at gmail [dot] com
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