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Open notebook set against a dark green background, with photorealistic and graphic elements including flowers, sketches, and polaroid of youth.

Meet the Teaching Artist

Azia Armstead

Azia Armstead

Azia Armstead (she/her) is a poet from Richmond, Virginia. She holds an MFA in Poetry from New York University where she received the Goldwater Fellowship. In 2019, Azia was a finalist for the Furious Flower Poetry Prize judged by A. Van Jordan and honorable mention for the Arts Club of Washington’s Scholarship Award for Poetry. Azia was chosen as a finalist for the 2023 Nine Syllables Press Chapbook Contest. Her work has appeared in Boston Review, The Quarry, Obsidian, Rattle and elsewhere. She currently lives in Brooklyn.

This event is open to:

all mentees, all mentors, program alum and the public

August 22 6:00 pm 7:15 pm EDT

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