Nefertiti Asanti is a writer, cultural worker & 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) & 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, & elsewhere.