Ashley Somwaru

[text is presented in a circle.] "is hing faced is hands leathered is pomegranate stain is tantalum alloyed is woman is cleaved from rudraksha tears strung"

Ashley Somwaru headshotAshley Somwaru is an Indo-Caribbean woman who was born and raised in Queens, New York. She received an MFA in poetry from Queens College, City College of New York. Somwaru has recently published a chapbook in 2021 titled, “Urgent \\ Where the Mind Goes \\ Scattered.” Previous work has been published in Angime, A Gathering Together, Peach Velvet Magazine, No, Dear Magazine, Solstice, and more.