at the confluence of culture and creativity 

Khadijah Queen

Khadijah Queen is the author of two poetry collections, Conduit (Black Goat/Akashic 2008), and Black Peculiar, which won the 2010 Noemi Book Award for Poetry. Individual poems appear in jubilat, Fire and Ink: An Anthology of Social Action Writing (University of Arizona Press, 2009), and Best American Nonrequired Reading (Houghton Mifflin, 2010), among many other journals and anthologies. She holds an MFA in creative writing from Antioch University Los Angeles. The recipient of fellowships from Cave Canem and the Norman Mailer Writers’ Colony, she works as an independent writer, editor, and visual artist and curates a multi-genre reading series, Courting Risk.