Aisha Sabatini Sloan’s writing about race and current events is often coupled with analysis of art, film, and pop culture. She earned an MA in Cultural Studies and Studio Art from NYU and an MFA in Creative Nonfiction from the University of Arizona. She is the author of The Fluency of Light: Coming of Age in a Theater of Black and White and Dreaming of Ramadi in Detroit, as well as the forthcoming book-length essay, Borealis, and Captioning the Archives, a collaboration with her father, Lester Sloan. A 2020 recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, she is an assistant professor of creative nonfiction at University of Michigan. https://aishasloan.com/
Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts presents readings from University of Houston Creative Writing Program graduate students and contributors to its pages. The monthly Gulf Coast Reading Series supports the journal’s mission to spotlight the work of both esteemed and emerging writers with voices as diverse as the Gulf itself.