Introducing: Bushra Rehman – The Feminist Wire

Introducing: Bushra Rehman

Bushra Rehman is a poet, essayist, and fiction writer who was born in Brooklyn and raised in Queens.  She co-edited the anthology Colonize This! Young Women of Color on Today’s Feminism, a seminal work on US based women of color and feminism.  Her writing has been featured on BBC Radio 4, WNYC and KPFA and in the New York TimesIndia CurrentsCrab Orchard ReviewSepia MutinyColor Lines, and Mizna: Prose, Poetry and Art Exploring Arab America.  Bushra’s work has also been included in the anthologies Indivisible: Contemporary South Asian American Poetry,Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion and SpiritualityLadies and Gents: Public Toilets and GenderAnd the World Changed: Contemporary Pakistani Women WritersStories of Illness and Healing: Women Write Their Bodies, and Voices of Resistance: Muslim Women on War, Faith and Sexuality. Her collection Bhangra Blowout and Other Stories is forthcoming from Upset Press. See