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Saida Agostini

Poet & Activist
Saida is a queer Afro-Guyanese poet whose work explores the ways Black folks harness mythology to enter the fantastic. A graduate Cave Canem fellow and two time Pushcart Prize nominee, Saida’s poetry can be found in Barrelhouse Magazine, Plume, Hobart Pulp, and other publications. Her chapbook, STUNT (Neon Hemlock, 2020), is a mythical reimagining of the life of Nellie Jackson, a Black madam and spy living in Natchez, Mississippi. She lives online at saidaagostini.com

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, May 6

12:15pm EDT