Ashley Hajimirsadeghi

Poet

Brooklyn, NY

Author's Bio

Ashley Hajimirsadeghi is an award winning writer from Baltimore, Maryland; she currently calls Brooklyn home.

She has served as a poetry reader for Mud Season Review and Ex/Post, an Editorial Intern for Cleaver Magazine, and an Editorial Intern at Sundress Academy for the Arts. She currently is the Literary Journal Director at the Young Writers Initiative, a global nonprofit organization offering free resources for developing youth writers. An alumna of the International Writing Program's Summer Institute and the Brooklyn Poets Fellowship, she currently plots world domination through writing. 

Publications & Prizes

Anthology:
2019 Lyric Prose Plus (Port Yonder Press, 2019)
Prizes won: 

Scholastic Art & Writing Awards: National Gold Medal, Special Achievement: Civic Expression Award, National Silver Medal (all for poetry). 2x Best of the Net Nominee (2018, 2019). Brooklyn Poets Fellow (Fall 2019).

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Iranian American
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Baltimore, MD
Maryland
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Last update: Sep 18, 2020