Kamilah Aisha Moon

The author of Starshine & Clay (2017), featured on NPR’s “All Things Considered” as a collection that captures America in poetry, and She Has a Name (2013), a finalist for both the Audre Lorde and Lambda Literary Awards, Kamilah Aisha Moon’s work has been published widely, including in Best American Poetry, Harvard Review, Poem-A-Day, PBS Newshour, Buzzfeed and elsewhere. A 2015 New American Poet who has received fellowships to MacDowell Colony, Vermont Studio Center and Hedgebrook, she has featured nationally at conferences, festivals and universities including the Library of Congress and Princeton University.
She holds an M.F.A. from Sarah Lawrence College and is an Assistant Professor of Creative Writing at Agnes Scott College.
Her books are available for purchase here.
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  1. […] Kamilah Aisha Moon is a poet who lives and works in Decatur, Georgia. She has just returned from five weeks in residency where she was working on her third book of poetry. Kamilah is also an adjunct professor at Agnes Scott College and is looking ahead to the fall semester. It is important to the poet that she never rush her work and so she allows herself time to complete each volume. Kamilah also writes essays and is working toward a volume of collected work. To hear more from her, including live readings of her poetry, listen to the complete interview. […]

  2. […] Kamilah Aisha Moon is a poet who lives and works in Decatur, Georgia. She has just returned from five weeks in residency where she was working on her third book of poetry. Kamilah is also an adjunct professor at Agnes Scott College and is looking ahead to the fall semester. It is important to the poet that she never rush her work and so she allows herself time to complete each volume. Kamilah also writes essays and is working toward a volume of collected work. To hear more from her, including live readings of her poetry, listen to the complete interview. […]