Nefertiti Asanti, 2015

Nefertiti Asanti (they/she) is a poet from the Bronx and a recipient of fellowships and residencies from the Watering Hole, Queer Cultural Center, Lambda Literary, Anaphora Arts, Winter Tangerine, and the Hurston/Wright Foundation. Nefertiti’s work can be found at AfroPunk, Foglifter, Santa Clara Review, Split Lip Magazine, and elsewhere. During Nefertiti’s time at EMERGE, Nefertiti’s research asked: What can intergenerational experiences of Black menstrual pain tell us about healing ourselves?   

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