Sadia Hassan

Sadia Hassan is a Somali American essayist and poet, and is an MFA Candidate at the University of Mississippi. She is the winner of the Zora Neale Hurston/Richard Wright Foundation’s 2020 Award for College Writers in Poetry. Her essay “Silence is a Lonely Country” was nominated for the 2019 Krause Essay Prize and her chapbook “Enumeration” appears in the New Generation African Poets: A Chapbook Set. You can find more of her work on her website at


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September 14, 2020