Aurora Masum-Javed

Aurora Masum-Javed is a poet, educator, and writing coach. A former public school teacher, she holds an MFA from Cornell University. Her work can be found in various journals including Nimrod, Aster(ix), Winter Tangerine, and Frontier. She has received fellowships from places such as MacDowell, Millay Arts, Civitella Ranieri, Tin House, and Kundiman. A recent Philip Roth Resident and Hub City Writer in Residence, she is currently a Visiting Assistant Professor at Macalester College and is working on her first collection of poems.