Photograph taken by Julia Brandt

Photograph taken by Julia Brandt

About

Aria Aber was raised in Germany, where she was born to Afghan refugees. Her debut book HARD DAMAGE won the 2018 Praire Schooner Book Prize in Poetry and will be published in September 2019. Her poems are forthcoming or have appeared in The New Yorker, Kenyon Review, Narrative, Muzzle Magazine, Wasafiri and others. She currently serves as the 2018-2019 Ron Wallace Fellow at the University of Wisconsin Madison.