Title

Nishat Ahmed, 43rd Annual ODU Literary Festival

Authors

Nishat Ahmed

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Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date

10-5-2020

Location

Virtual

Author/Artist Bio

Nishat Ahmed is a Bangladeshi American residing in the Midwest. He's an Illinois native with a deep love for Fall Out Boy, The Notebook, and Chipotle. He received his MFA in poetry from Old Dominion University in 2019. His work has been published by Sobotka, Words Dance, The Mochila Review, Into the Void, the Academy of American Poets, and the Tampa Review, and has been performed at TEDxUIUC and AWP. His first chapbook, Field Guide for End Days, debuted in 2020 from Finishing Line Press, and his second, Brown Boy, is forthcoming in late 2020 from Porkbelly Press.

Description

Katherine Jackson, Festival Co-director, welcomed the audience and introduced Remica Bingham-Risher who introduced Nishat Ahmed. Ahmed shared the event with Joanna Eleftheriou, who spoke second.

Video Runtime: 00:53:55 -- Ahmed spoke until 00:23:56

File Size: 175 MB

File Type: Video/Mp4

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