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Walidah Imarisha

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Walidah Imarisha

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Full Name: Walidah Imarisha
Occupation: Writer
Nationality: American


Walidah Imarisha is a writer, public scholar, educator and spoken word artist. She co-edited the anthology Octavia's Brood: Science Fiction Stories from Social Justice Movements (AK Press/IAS, 2015), and was one of the editors of the first anthology about 9/11, Another World is Possible (Subway Press, 2002). She has authored a poetry collection Scars/Stars (Drapetomedia Press, 2013), and the nonfiction book on prisons Angels with Dirty Faces: Three Stories of Crime, Prisons, and Redemption (AK Press/IAS, 2016). Her work has appeared in dozens of publications, including the hip hop anthology Total Chaos: The Art And Aesthetics of Hip Hop, Letters From Young Activists, Word Warriors: 35 Women Leaders in the Spoken Word Revolution, The Quotable Rebel, Daddy, Can I Tell You Something, Joe Strummer: Punk Rock Warlord and Life During Wartime: Resisting Counterinsurgency. She directed and co-produced the Katrina documentary Finding Common Ground in New Orleans. She has taught in the Portland State University's Black Studies Department, Oregon State University's Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Department and Southern New Hampshire University's English and Literature Departments.

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