Nefertiti Asanti is a poet originally from the Bronx and recipient of fellowships and residencies from the Watering Hole, Lambda Literary, Anaphora Arts, Winter Tangerine, and PEN America. They are also a Museum of African Diaspora 2022 Poet-in-Residence. Nefertiti’s debut chapbook fist of wind won the inaugural Start a Riot! Chapbook Prize. Her work can be found at Foglifter, Apiary, Split Lip Magazine, and elsewhere.