I’ve been bad about updating the site, but here are some recent publications you might want to check out! Two poems in Adroit Journal Sunday School at Public Pool All Men Die in Diagram America in Split This Rock If Ever I Should Have A Child With A White Person in the Nashville Review Dear […]
I wrote a web series called Brown Girls and am working with Our Names Are Sam to produce it! We’ll be shooting this August, make sure to check for it next March!
Hey all! Check out a few articles about my work that have come out recently: For Poet Fatimah Asghar, the Word ‘Orphan’ Has More Than One Meaning Poet Fatimah Asghar Speaks About Survival, Language, and Diaspora Interview With Fatimah Asghar An Interview in Prairie Schooner Split This Rock Poetry Festival brings Desperation, Activism and […]
& everyone. Including my 11 year old frame a circle of empty surrounding me & my violin on the crowded bus the weeks after the towers fell & then you blamed my skin. It was your feet & broken glass that followed me around the field when I showed up too early for […]
Hello all! There has been a ton of exciting news lately! The biggest one is that my first chapbook, AFTER, is up for pre-order right now on YesYes books! Its on a sale right now where you get $2 off and free shipping, so act now! Also, it was reviewed by Katherine Frain at the BlueShift […]
Hey all! I did a Tedx Talk this summer on the power of poetry to make us see our world differently. The title of the talk is “We Own All The Language In The World.” Check it out!
Hey all! I have two new poems that just got published. One is called “For Mike Brown” in the PEN Poetry Series and the other one is called “Photo Albums” in Split This Rock’s Poem Of The Week. Enjoy!
Hey all! Check out this poem in One Throne Magazine called Drown! Its super personal to me & will be forthcoming in my Chapbook, AFTER, debuting on Yes Yes Books this fall.
Hello all! I am so pleased to have two poems up in The Margins, an amazing literary journal associated with the Asian American Writers Workshop. Both of these poems are very close to my heart. One is called “For Peshawar”, for the school bombing that happened in Peshawar in December 2014. The other one […]
What a gift Ladan Osman has given us with her debut collection The Kitchen-Dweller’s Testimony. Ladan is both of and above this earth: her poems float above us as they make observations about the situations and life she lays out, as well as deal with the very tangible reality of living on this earth as […]