Professional Bio

Khadijah Queen is the author of five books, most recently I'm So Fine: A List of Famous Men & What I Had On(YesYes Books 2017). Earlier poetry collections include Conduit (Akashic / Black Goat 2008), Black Peculiar(Noemi Press 2011) and Fearful Beloved (Argos Books 2015). Her verse play Non-Sequitur (Litmus Press 2015) won the Leslie Scalapino Award for Innovative Women's Performance Writing. The prize included a full staged production of the play at Theaterlab NYC from December 10 - 20, 2015 by Fiona Templeton's The Relationship theater company. Individual poems and prose appear in Fence, Tin House, Buzzfeed, The Offing, jubilat, Memoir, Tupelo Quarterly, Best American Nonrequired Reading, DIAGRAM, Powder: Writing by Women in the Ranks(Kore Press) and widely elsewhere. She serves as core faculty in poetry and playwriting for the new low-residency Mile-High MFA in creative writing at Regis University and is raising a teenager.