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Alafia Nicole Sessions is a black poet and mother living in Atlanta. She currently works as an educator, actress, herbalist and doula. Her poetry has been published or is forthcoming in Cincinnati Review, Ecopoetry Anthology, Southern Humanities Review, Indiana Review, Radar Poetry, Los Angeles Review, Obsidian, Gulf Coast Journal and elsewhere. Alafia is the recipient of awards and support from Sustainable Arts Foundation Award and Yaddo. She was selected by Evie Shockley as the winner of the 2023 Furious Flower Prize. She was a nominee for Best New Poets, a semi-finalist for the 92Y Discovery Prize and a finalist for the Sewanee Poetry Contest.

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