Ashley Hajimirsadeghi


Baltimore, MD

Author's Bio

Ashley Hajimirsadeghi is an award winning writer from Baltimore, Maryland.

Current and past literary/editorial positions include Co-Editor-in-Chief @ Mud Season Review, Poetry Reader @ EX/POST Magazine, Editorial Intern @ Cleaver Magazine, Editorial Intern @ Sundress Academy for the Arts, Curator & Editor of Sundress Publications' Lyric Essentials Series, Editor-in-Chief of Juven Press, Programs Assistant @ New Perspectives Theatre Company, Playwriting/Directing Apprentice @ New Perspectives Theatre Company, Poetry Juror for NYC Poetry Out Loud, National Writing Juror @ Scholastic Art & Writing Awards, Social Media Strategist @ Conch Shell Productions.

Publications & Prizes

The Year Anthology (Crack the Spine, 2020)
2019 Lyric Prose Plus (Port Yonder Press, 2019)
cartography of trauma (Dancing Girl Press, 2021)
cinephile (Ghost City Press, 2021)
After the Pause
Anti-Heroin Chic
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Emerge Literary Journal
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Nine Muses Poetry
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Scholastic Art & Writing Awards: National Gold Medal, Special Achievement: Civic Expression Award, National Silver Medal (all for poetry). 4x Best of the Net Nominee (2018-2021). Full scholarship for the International Writing Program's Summer Institute (2019). Brooklyn Poets Fellow (Fall 2019). Open Road Scholar at the Desert Nights Writers Conference. Semifinalist for the ST Writer's Workshop. 3x Scholarship Recipient from The Shipman Agency. Scholarship Recipient from Kundiman. Recipient of a Critical Language Scholarship in Bangla (2021). 2x Scholarship Recipient from The Speakeasy Project. Creative Writing Fellow with COUNTERCLOCK Arts Collective (2021). Selected for Flypaper Lit's Flight School (2021). 2x Pushcart Prize Nominee (2021). SUNY Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence Recipient (2022). 

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Iranian American
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Baltimore, MD
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Last update: Jul 06, 2022