“Poetographer” / “Philosopher Poet” / “Producer Poet”

Sasha Smith is a Jamaican-American Bronxite poet and lecturer who currently lives and works in Ithaca, NY. Sasha is a 2019 Cornell MFA graduate. She holds degrees from New York University and CUNY. Forthcoming work will be published in Action Spectacle and Tupelo Quarterly. Previous work has been published in Black Warrior Review, The Southampton Review, ColumbiaJournal, and Poet’s Country. Sasha was a recipient of the 2016 Poetry Project’s Emerge-Surface-Be Fellowship. Her manuscript Touching Lungs¬†was an honorable mention in the 2017 Cutbank Chapbook Contest.