A former student of Anne Waldman and Amiri Baraka through the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics at Naropa University, Adebe DeRango Adem is the author of two full-length poetry collections: Ex Nihilo and Terra IncognitaEx Nihilo was nominated for the prestigious Dylan Thomas Prize, while her most recent book, Terra Incognita, published by Inanna Publications in 2015, was a finalist for the Pat Lowther award. Poems from the collection were also longlisted for the inaugural Cosmonauts Avenue Poetry Prize, as judged by award-winning American poet Claudia Rankine.

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