Nefertiti Asanti is a writer, cultural worker, and occasional performance poet from the Bronx, NY. Nefertiti is a fellow of The Watering Hole (2016, 2017), Kearny Street Workshop’s Interdisciplinary Writers Lab (2017), Lambda Emerging Writer’s Retreat (2018), and a founding fellow of the Anaphora Writing Residency (2018). The Queer Cultural Center commissioned Nefertiti's writing and performance work-in-progress Black Blood Is… for the 2017 National Queer Arts Festival. Nefertiti has also read poetry for Honeysuckle Press. Nefertiti’s work can be found at Winter Tangerine, AfroPunk, Foglifter, and elsewhere.