Sanjana Nair is a poet and writer holding an MFA from New York University. She is a Professor for the City Universities
of New York (CUNY). She has served as judge for CUNY's creative writing competition, is a founding board member of Kundiman, Inc. (a New York Foundation for the Arts [NYFA] sponsored non-profit organization dedicated to promoting Asian American Poetry), has instructed for CUNY's program to highlight poetry in the schools with guest lecturers Kimiko Hahn, Billy Collins (former Poet Laureate) and Grace Schulmann, and has published poetry in numerous journals including Spoon River Anthology, Pudding Magazine and the forthcoming Asian American Anthology of Poetry among others. She has participated in a multimedia Visual Poetry Exhibition at Verlaine, has read for numerous series such as The Frequency Series and has also read for multiple venues including Dixon Place, The Ear Inn and The Bowery Poetry Club. Her most recent writing honor was as guest poet and commencement speaker at John Jay College of Criminal Justice (2004). She currently lives and writes on the tiny, bustling island of Manhattan.
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