Amanda Holiday holds an MA in creative writing from the
Sadia Hassan an Atlanta-raised, Oakland-based writer and advocate for first generation
Famia Nkansa is a writer, poet, blogger, and social commentator
Vuyelwa Maluleke is a performance poet, scriptwriter, and actor, who
Nkateko Masinga is a South African poet and 2019 Fellow
Liyou Libsekal was born in 1990 in Ethiopia and grew up traveling
Nadra Mabrouk is a poet living in New York. She
Janet Kofi-Tsekpo’s writing has appeared in anthologies and journals, including Ten (Bloodaxe,
Henneh Kyereh Kwaku studies a Bachelor of Public Health, Disease Control
Umniya Najaer is a Cave Canem fellow and the author
Musawenkosi Khanyile was born in 1991 and raised in Nseleni.
Amy Lukau is a poet of Angolan and Congolese descent.
Momtaza Mehri is a Somali-British poet who has served as the
Blessing Musariri is a poet and children’s author who lives
Kenyan Poet and editor Ngwatilo Mawiyoo received her BA in
Nick Makoha was shortlisted for the 2017 Felix Dennis Prize