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Ladan Osman

Ladan Osman is the author of Exiles of Eden (Coffee House Press, 2019), winner of the Hurston/Wright Legacy Award in Poetry, and The Kitchen-Dweller’s Testimony (University of Nebraska Press, 2015), winner of the Sillerman First Book Prize. Her chapbook, Ordinary Heaven, appears in the chapbook box set Seven New Generation African Poets (Slapering Hol Press, 2014). The winner of a Whiting Award, she is a contributing culture editor for The Blueshift Journal. Osman currently lives in Brooklyn.

Ladan Osman
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