Abdul Ali, Adjunct Faculty
MA in Writing Faculty, Poetry
Abdul Ali is the author of Trouble Sleeping, winner the 2014 New Issues Poetry Prize, judged by Fanny Howe. He’s a two-time recipient of the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities’ Literature fellowship. He was a fellow at American University where he received his M.F.A in Creative Writing. His poems have appeared in Gargoyle, A Gathering of Tribes, New Contrast, Poet Lore, Academy of American Poets and elsewhere.
A native of New York City and longtime resident of Washington, D.C., Ali currently lives in Baltimore with his daughter.
His website is abdulali.net.