Cynthia Parker-Ohene

Cynthia Parker-Ohene is a graduate of the MFA program at the Saint Mary’s College of California where she was the Chester Aaron Scholar for Excellence in Creative Writing. She is the recipient of a Callaloo Writing Fellowship, the Zora Neale Hurston Award from Naropa University, the Vesle Fenstermaker Poetry Prize for Emerging Writer at Indiana University-Bloomington, and a fellow at the Hurston-Wright Foundation. Her poems have recently appeared in Crab Orchard Review, nocturnes 4 (re)view of the literary arts, The Ringing Ear: Black Poets Lean South, Letters To The World, and elsewhere.