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Ifalade Ta’Shia Asanti

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Ifalade Ta’Shia Asanti is the author of three books and a lover of all things poetry and fiction. A former columnist for the Lesbian News, Ta’Shia’s poetry and fiction have been published in bestselling anthologies including, Chicken Soup for the African American Soul (Tyndale), Best Black Women’s Erotica 2 (Cleis) and From Where We Sit: Black Writers Write Black Youth (Tiny Satchel Press). Ta’Shia is the recipient of the Audre Lorde Black Quill Award for creating positive images of Black lesbians in the media and the award for Best Contemporary Fiction by a Woman of Color.

Cohort: Genre-fiction

Year: 2011

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