Nadia Q. Ahmad is a poet, writer, and editor born and raised in New York and currently based in Queens. Her work has been published in The Shoreline Review, Poets & Writers Magazine, Newtown Literary, SpliceLit, AAWW’s The Margins. She is a VONA/Voices and Kweli Journal workshop alum. Having been involved in various community initiatives in arts & culture in New York City, Nadia has worked as Program Associate at the Asian American Writers’ Workshop (AAWW) and as Editorial Fellow at Poets & Writers, and serves on the board of the Bangladesh Institute of Performing Arts (BIPA). She also facilitates a variety of writing workshops in the NYC area.