Ananda Lima

Ananda Lima (’17) is the author of Mother/land (forthcoming in 2021 with Black Lawrence Press, winner of the Hudson Prize) and the chapbooks Amblyopia (Bull City Press, 2020), Translation (Paper Nautilus, 2019, winner of the Vella Prize), and Tropicália (Newfound, 2021, winner of the Newfound Prose Prize). Her work has appeared in The American Poetry Review,, Kenyon Review Online, Gulf Coast,Poetry Northwest,and elsewhere. She has an MA in Linguistics from UCLA and an MFA in Creative Writing in Fiction from Rutgers University, Newark.