Aishvarya Arora is a poet from Queens, New York. They are a graduate of Tufts University, where they received the Morton N. Cohen Creative Writing Award and were short-listed for the Academy of American Poets Prize. After graduating, they spent a year in Delhi, India on a Fulbright Fellowship studying participatory research methods and learning how to express their emotions in Hindi. From 2021-2022, they were the Poetry Coalition Fellow at the Asian American Writers’ Workshop. You can read their work in harana poetry and in the zine To Us and Ours: An Asian American Feminist Collection.
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