Seema Reza is the author of When the World Breaks Open, a memoir of essays and poetry (Red Hen Press, 2016). Her work has appeared online at Beltway Poetry Quarterly, McSweeney’s, Pithead Chapel and ABCDLady. She is an alumnus of VONA and Goddard College and serves on the Transformative Language Arts Network Council and as cahir of the Community Building Art Works. Reza lives outside of Washington, DC, where she coordinates and facilitates a unique multi-arts hospital arts program that encourages the use of the arts as a tool for narration, self-care and socialization among a military population struggling with emotional and physical injuries. Her second book, a collection of poetry is forthcoming from Write Bloody in 2019.
Beltway Poetry Quarterly: http://www.beltwaypoetry.com/poetry/poets/names/reza-seema/ Submitted by Kim Roberts, July 2014, updated June 2018