National Poetry Month Day 25: Imani Davis

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Photograph of Imani Davis by Karen Yang.


Imani Davis is a queer Black writer from Brooklyn. A Pushcart Prize-nominated poet, they’ve earned fellowships from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The Lambda Literary Foundation, BOAAT Press, and the Stadler Center for Poetry. They completed their BA in English and Africana Studies at the University of Pennsylvania, and they’re currently pursuing a PhD in American Studies at Harvard. Imani’s poetry appears with Best New Poets 2020, Best of the Net, PBS News Hour’s Brief But Spectacular series, The Offing, The Adroit Journal, Shade Literary Arts, and elsewhere. More from this author →