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Visiting Writer: Bushra Rehman

Bushra Rehman is a poet, novelist and cultural activist. Her novel Corona, a dark comedy about being Muslim American, was noted by Poets & Writers among the Best Debut Fiction of 2013. Rehman is co-editor of Colonize This! Young Women of Color on Today’s Feminism. She has served as a teaching artist for Teachers & Writers Collaborative, Urban Word NYC, and the Asian American Writers’ Workshop. Her poetry collection Marianna’s Beauty Salon was released in 2018 and her first YA novel Corona: Stories of a Queens Girlhood is forthcoming from Tor/Macmillan in 2020.

This event is supported by the Rona Jaffe Foundation.

Photo Credit: Jaishri Abichandani

Earlier Event: January 18
January "B" Session Begins
Later Event: January 23
Visiting Artist: Quisqueya Henriquez