Angel Nafis is the author of BlackGirl Mansion (Red Beard Press, 2012). She earned her B.A. at Hunter College and her M.F.A. in poetry at Warren Wilson College. Her work has appeared in BuzzFeed Reader, them, Poetry magazine, the BreakBeat Poets anthologies series, and elsewhere. Nafis is the recipient of fellowships from Cave Canem, Millay Colony for the Arts, the Poetry Foundation, and the National Endowment for the Arts. Founder and curator of the Greenlight Bookstore Poetry Salon, she is also half of the ODES FOR YOU Tour with poet, musician, and visual artist Shira Erlichman, and with poet Morgan Parker, she runs The Other Black Girl Collective. Reading poems and facilitating workshops across the country, she lives and works in Brooklyn.