Nazifa Islam grew up in Novi, Michigan. Her poems and paintings have appeared in publications including Boston Review, Blue Mesa Review, Gulf CoastEntropyThe Account, and Beloit Poetry Journal; and her poetry collection Searching for a Pulse (2013) was published by Whitepoint Press. She earned her BA in English at the University of Michigan and her MFA at Oregon State University. She lives in Corvallis, Oregon.

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