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Affrilachian Poets

Works by Kamilah Aisha Moon

Biography

KAMILAH AISHA MOON is a recipient of fellowships to the Cave Canem Foundation, the Prague Summer Writing Institute, the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, MA, and the Vermont Studio Center, Moon’s work has been featured in several journals and anthologies, including Harvard Review, jubilat, Poem-A-Day for the Academy of American Poets, Oxford American, Lumina, Callaloo, Essence, Gathering Ground. A Pushcart Prize winner, she was also a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award and the Audre Lorde Award from the Publishing Triangle. She has taught English and Creative Writing for several colleges and organizations. Moon holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Sarah Lawrence College. A native of Nashville, TN, she currently lives in Brooklyn, NY

source: 

Spriggs, Bianca Lynne, and Jeremy Paden, editors. “Biographies.” Black Bone: 25 Years of the Affrilachian Poets, University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 2017, pp. 151–156.