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Ama Codjoe

Ama Codjoe is the author of Bluest Nude (Milkweed Press, 2022) and Blood of the Air (Northwestern University Press, 2020), winner of the Drinking Gourd Chapbook Poetry Prize. Among other honors, she has received a 2017 Rona Jaffe Writer’s Award, a creative writing fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, and a NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship. She lives in New York City and works in social justice and the arts.

Ama Codjoe
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