Edil Hassan

Writing Program | Entering Year: 2020



Edil Hassan, a writer and poet from Vermont, recently graduated from the University of Vermont, where she studied English literature with a special focus in religion. She has received support from Bread Loaf Writer’s Conference and the Bucknell Seminar at the Stadler Center. Published in Poetry Magazine and anthologized in Halal If You Hear Me, her work explores Black Muslim girlhood through magical realism. Her chapbook titled Dugsi Girl is forthcoming in the New Generation African Poets boxed set by the African Poetry Book Fund in collaboration with Akashic Books.