Samira Sadeque is a New York-based Bangladeshi poet and journalist. She covers immigrant communities, hate speech and gender violence in both her journalism and poetry. Her work appears in Button Poetry, Black Horse Review and No, Dear, as well as in the In Full Color anthology and elsewhere. She is a Brooklyn Poets Fellow, a Best of the Net nominee and an alum of Winter Tangerine and Cave Canem. She currently works as a teaching artist with City Lore, teaching global traditions of poetry to middle-schoolers in an NYC public school.