Samira will lead a SpeakTogether Student Storytelling Workshop at the Williamsburg High School of Arts and Technology starting in late March.
Samira Sadeque is a New York-based Bangladeshi journalist, poet and educator. She covers immigrant communities, mental health, hate speech, and gender violence among other issues in both her poetry and journalism. Her poetry appears or is forthcoming in the HBO series Take Out with Lisa Ling, All Arts TV, No Dear magazine, Button Poetry (video), and Black Horse Review among others. She is a Brooklyn Poets fellow and a Cave Canem and Tin House alumnus. Her journalism appears in The New York Times, The Guardian, The Washington Post and Al Jazeera among other publications.