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Aisha Phoenix

Aisha Phoenix writes short stories and poetry and she is completing a speculative fiction novel. Her short story collection, Bat Monkey and Other Stories, was shortlisted for the SI Leeds Literary Prize 2020 and she has been longlisted for prizes including: the Guardian/4th Estate BAME Short Story Prize, the Bath Short Story Award and the Fish Flash Fiction Prize. Her work has appeared, or is appearing, in: Inkandescent’s MAINSTREAM anthology, Peepal Tree Press’s Filigree anthology, the National Flash Fiction Day anthology, the Bath Flash Fiction anthology, Strange Horizons, Litro USA Online, Untitled Writing’s Untitled: Voices 2, Bards and Sages, Crack the Spine and the Oxonian Review of Books. She has an MA in Creative Writing from Birkbeck and a PhD in Sociology from Goldsmiths.

She tweets as @FirebirdN4.

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