M. Saida Agostini
Saida Agostini is a queer afro-guyanese poet and activist. Her work is featured in Origins, the Black Ladies Brunch Collective’s anthology, Not Without Our Laughter, the Baltimore Sun, pluck!, The Little Patuxent Review, and other publications. She has received support for her poetry from Cave Canem, the Blue Mountain Center and other institutions. Other honors include a 2018 Best of the Net nomination, and the award of a 2017 Ruby Grant to support the development of her first full-length collection of poems, just let the dead in.