Asiya Wadud writes about borders, limits, and the variegated truth. She teaches Poetry at Saint Ann’s School daytime and English to new immigrants and refugees on Wednesday evenings. Her first book, Crosslight for Youngbird, will be out from Nightboat Books in October 2018 and her book, Syncope, is forthcoming from Ugly Duckling Presse in 2019. No Knowledge Is Complete Until It Passes Through My Body will be out from Nightboat in 2020. Her work has been supported by the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Dickinson House, Mount Tremper Arts, and the New York Public Library, among others. She lives in Brooklyn, New York, where she loves animals.


asiya [dot] wadud at gmail [dot] com


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