Dilruba Ahmed

Dilruba Ahmed’s debut book, Dhaka Dust (Graywolf Press, 2011), won the Bakeless Prize. Her poems have appeared in American Poetry Review, Blackbird, New England Review, New Orleans Review, and Poetry. Her work has been anthologized in Literature: The Human Experience (Bedford/St. Martin’s), Indivisible: An Anthology of Contemporary South Asian American Poetry, and elsewhere. New poems are forthcoming in Alaska Quarterly Review, PEN America, Indiana Review, and Western Humanities Review. She is a lecturer in creative writing at Bryn Mawr College and a graduate of the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. www.dilrubaahmed.com