Maya Beck

Maya Beck is a Cali transplant, lapsed Muslim, covert otaku, part-time hermit, broke blipster, and socially-anxious social justice bard. She is also a 2019 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grantee, 2019 Metropolitan Regional Arts Council Next Step Fund Grantee, as well as an alum of writing fellowships and programs by VONA, Kimbilio, Tin House, We Need Diverse Books, The Loft Literary Center, and the Givens Foundation. Her Pushcart-nominated writing has been published in LitHub, Mizna, PANK, Pollen Midwest, NAT BRUT, Catapult, Water~Stone Review, and more.