Tarfia Faizullah

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Tarfia Faizullah
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Born 1980
Brooklyn, New York City
Language English
Nationality American
Alma mater Virginia Commonwealth University
Genre Poetry

Tarfia Faizullah (born 1980) is an Bengali American poet. She won a 2009 Cohen Award.[1] Her book, Seam won the 2014 Crab Orchard Series in Poetry Open Competition Awards.[2]


She was born in 1980 in Brooklyn, New York City and raised in West Texas.

She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University.

Her work appears in American Poetry Review,[3] Memorious,[4] and Blackbird.[5]

She is an editor, and lives in Detroit.


In Anthology

  • Ghost Fishing: An Eco-Justice Poetry Anthology, University of Georgia Press, 2018, ISBN 9780820353159


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