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