Soniya Munshi (@somunshi) is a writer, researcher, and educator based in Queens, NYC. Her work takes up themes of feminist interdependence outside of heteronormative structures, the potential of grief and loss to facilitate healing and transformation, and illness and disability in migrant communities of color. Her writing has been encouraged by VONA, Tin House, Monson Arts, Blue Mountain Center, and others, and has appeared in Scholar and Feminist Online, Feminist Formations, Asian American Law Journal, Teachers and Writers, and elsewhere. She is working on a novel, a short story collection, and a memoir that explores how working in gender justice movements informed her experiences of caring for her terminally ill father. She is a nibling devotee, an enneagram enthusiast, and a lover of autumn asters.