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Khadijah Queen

Khadijah Queen, PhD, is the author of six books of innovative poetry and hybrid prose, including most recently Anodyne, winner of the William Carlos Williams Award from the Poetry Society of America. Individual poems and prose appear in the American Poetry Review, Ploughshares, Harper’s Magazine, the Poetry Review, and widely elsewhere. In 2022, she received a Disability Futures Fellowship from United States Artists, and in 2023, she was awarded a six-week Civitella Ranieri Foundation residency Fellowship in Umbertide, Italy. Her book of literary theory and criticism, Radical Poetics, is forthcoming in 2025. Born near Detroit, Michigan, she grew up in Los Angeles, California.

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