Maurya Kerr, a student in the Writers Studio San Francisco Master class, has published her first chapbook “Muttology” with Small Harbor Publishing. Congratulations, Maurya!
Maurya is a bay area-based writer and artist. Her poetry has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, appears in multiple journals, including “Magma Poetry” and “Poet Lore,” and is anthologized in “The Future of Black: Afrofuturism, Black Comics, and Superhero Poetry.” Maurya was a 2021/22 UC Berkeley ARC (Arts Research Center) Poetry & the Senses Fellow, was chosen by Jericho Brown as a runner-up in Southern Humanities Review‘s 2021 Auburn Witness Poetry Prize, and recently won the 2022 Tom Howard/Margaret Reid Poetry Contest. Her chapbook is available for purchase here.