Eisa Nefertari Ulen
Eisa Nefertari Ulen is a 2 time AALBC.com Bestselling Author
Eisa Nefertari Ulen has been nominated by Essence magazine for a National Association of Black Journalists Award, she has contributed to numerous publications, including The Washington Post, Ms., Health, and CreativeNonfiction.org.
Her essays on African American culture have been widely anthologized and explore topics ranging from Hip Hop, to Muslim life in America post-9/11, to contemporary Black literature, to the gap between the Civil Rights generation and Generation X.
She is the recipient of a Frederick Douglass Creative Arts Center Fellowship for Young African American Fiction Writers and a Provincetown Fine Arts Work Center Fellowship.
Eisa graduated from Sarah Lawrence College and earned a master’s degree from Columbia University. She has taught at Hunter College and The Pratt Institute. A founding member of Ringshout: A Place for Black Literature, she lives with her husband and son in Brooklyn.