Zakiya Dalila Harris

Zakiya performed on stage for Seriously Entertaining at Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater on June 7, 2022, speaking on the evening’s theme, “Being and Becoming.” Watch it below.

Zakiya Dalila Harris spent nearly three years in editorial at Knopf/Doubleday before leaving to write her debut novel The Other Black Girl. Her short story, His Happy Place, was published as part of an Amazon short story collection, called Getaway. Prior to working in publishing, Zakiya received her MFA in creative writing from The New School. Her essays and book reviews have appeared in Cosmopolitan, Guernica, and The Rumpus. She lives in Brooklyn.

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