Rose Water Poet

Amal Rana - Poet, Interdisciplinary Artist, Educator

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Amal Rana is a Pushcart Prize nominated Poet, Interdisciplinary Performer and Educator. In a time when even exhaling while being Muslim can be construed as a crime, Amal conjures poetry as a catalyst for collective liberation.



the world is full of courage, when you write to me

(After Agha Shahid Ali: "the world is full of paper, write to me")

Amal Rana is a queer mixed race, South Asian Muslim Performance Poet, Storyteller and Educator specializing in art projects weaving together community narratives across cultures, languages and generations.

Photo: Erv Newcombe

Photo: Erv Newcombe


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