Adeeba Shahid Talukder

Adeeba Shahid Talukder is a poet, vocalist, and translator of Urdu and Persian poetry. She is the author of WHAT IS NOT BEAUTIFUL (Glass Poetry Press, 2018) and her debut collection, SHAHR-E-JAANAAN: THE CITY OF THE BELOVED (Tupelo Press, 2020), is a winner of the Kundiman Poetry Prize. Adeeba has received fellowships from Kundiman and Poets House, and holds an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Michigan. She is currently training in Hindustani classical music under Ustad Salamat Ali, and is a New York State Council on the Arts grant recipient.


what won’t burn when you’ve sown madness?