Kwoya Fagin Maples
Kwoya Fagin Maples is a writer from Charleston, South Carolina. She holds an MFA from the University of Alabama and is a Cave Canem Fellow. Her work has appeared in a chapbook, Something of Yours, and in several journals and anthologies, including Blackbird, Berkeley Poetry Review, African American Review, pluck!, and Obsidian. Maples teaches creative writing at the Alabama School of Fine Arts.
Her 2018 poetry collection, Mend, was finalist for the AWP Prize, received a grant from the Rockefeller Brothers Foundation, and was nominee for a 2019 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award.
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