Zohra Saed Bio

Zohra Saed is the co-editor of One Story, Thirty Stories: An Anthology of Contemporary Afghan American Literature (University of Arkansas Press) and editor of the chapbook: Langston Hughes: Poems, Photos and Notebook from Turkestan (Lost & Found, The CUNY Poetics Documents Initiative). Her essays on the Central Asian diaspora and their food history have appeared in Eating Asian America (NYU Press) and The Asian American Literary Review. She co-founded UpSet Press, a Brooklyn-based nonprofit indie press, with poet Robert Booras. In Fall 2017, Belladonna Collective along with Makhzin magazine published my poetry chaplet: Woman. Hand/Pen. (#217). Dissertation: Langston Hughes in Turkestan, 1932-1933.

I am assistant professor at Bard High School Early College, Queens.

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