Diya Abbas

Diya Abbas is a first generation Pakistani poet. They were named the 2020 St. Louis Youth Poet Laureate. Their work has been featured or forthcoming on The Offing, The American Library of Poetry, Button Poetry, Respire Mag, and the Youth Speaks anthology “Between My Body and The Air” (First Word Press, 2020). Diya is currently studying Creative Writing at the University of Wisconsin Madison through the First Wave program.