Kamilah Aisha Moon

Kamilah Aisha Moon

Writer

Biography

Kamilah Aisha Moon’s work has been featured widely, including Harvard Review, jubilat, Poem-A- Day for the Academy of American Poets, Oxford American and Prairie Schooner. A Pushcart Prize winner, her poetry collection She Has a Name (Four Way Books) was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award and the Audre Lorde Award from the Publishing Triangle. Moon has taught English and Creative Writing for many organizations and institutions, most recently as a Visiting Professor at Rutgers-Newark. Featured nationally in conferences and venues that include the Library of Congress, she has been selected as a New American Poet presented by the Poetry Society of America. Moon holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Sarah Lawrence College, and her next poetry collection is forthcoming in 2017 from Four Way Books.