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Faylita Hicks

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Faylita Hicks (she/they) is a queer Afro-Latinx activist, writer, and interdisciplinary artist. They are the former Editor-in-Chief of Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review and the author of HoodWitch (Acre Books, 2019), a finalist for the 2020 Lambda Literary Award for Bisexual Poetry, the 2019 Balcones Poetry Prize, and shortlisted for the 2019 Julie Suk Award. They have been awarded fellowships and residencies from Tin House, Lambda Literary, Jack Jones Literary Arts and the Rights of Return USA, the first fellowship designed exclusively for previously incarcerated artists. Their work is anthologized in The Long Devotion: Poets Writing Motherhood and When There Are Nine. It has also been featured in Adroit, American Poetry Review, the Cincinnati Review, HuffPost, F(r)iction, Kenyon Review, Longreads, Poetry Magazine, The Rumpus, Slate, Texas Observer, Texas Monthly, VIDA Review and others. Hicks received an MFA in Creative Writing from Sierra Nevada University. www.FaylitaHicks.com

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