I write poems, plays, and essays centered around Black history and culture. My debut short poetry collection, Black Under, won the Spring 2020 Black River Chapbook Competition and my work has appeared in The Rumpus, POETRY, Container, and elsewhere. I also:
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Representaton: Coriolis Company
Email: ashanticreates [at] gmail [dot] com
Black River Chapbook Competition Winner
Black Under layers outward perception with internal truth to offer an almost-telescopic examination of the redundancies—and incongruences—of marginalization and hypervisibility. Anderson torques the contradictions of oppression, giving her speakers the breathing room to discover their own agency. In these pages, declarations are reclamations, and joy is not an aspiration but a birthright.
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Winner of the 2018 Haley's Flight Page to Screen Short Film Competition
A young woman races against the clock to finish her term paper on time while being harassed by annoying classmates.