Amina Susi Ali

Fiction Writer

New York, NY
New York US

Author's Bio

Amina Susi Ali is a poet and short fiction writer. She holds a certificate in Creative Writing from the New York University School of Professional Studies. She is a Diasporican, lifetime New Yorker, and 9/11 Survivor.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

Publications & Prizes

New Voices (La Pluma y La Tinta, 2016)
Hispanic, Female and Young (Arte Público Press, 1994)
Prizes won: 

2019 Brooklyn Caribbean Literary Festival Short Story Contest, First Prize

Personal Favorites

Favorite authors: 
Alexander Chee, Angie Cruz, Chanel Miller, Cleyvis Natera, Ishle Yi Park, Claire Jimenez, Lara Vapnyar, Joyce Carol Oates, Salman Rushdie
What I'm reading now: 
Zero Sum by Joyce Carol Oates

More Information

Gives readings: 
Travels for readings: 
Identifies as: 
Arab American, Caribbean American, Feminist, Hispanic, Latino/Latina/Latinx, Puerto Rican
Fluent in: 
Born in: 
New York, NY
New York
Raised in: 
New York, NY, NY
New York
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Last update: May 23, 2024