Tarfia Faizullah

Bangladeshi Texan poet, educator, and editor Tarfia Faizullah is the author of Seam (SIU 2014), winner of the Great Lakes College Association New Writers Award and Register of Eliminated Villages, forthcoming from Graywolf in 2017. She is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize, scholarships and fellowships from Kundiman, Bread Loaf, Sewanee, Vermont Studio Center, and other honors. Recent poems appear in Poetry Magazine, New England Review, Oxford American, jubilat, and elsewhere. Tarfia is the Nicholas Delbanco Visiting Professor of Poetry in the Helen Zell Writers’ Program at the University of Michigan and co-directs the Organic Weapon Arts Chapbook Press and Video Series with Jamaal May.