Nefertiti Asanti is a writer, cultural worker & occasional performance poet from the Bronx, New York. Nefertiti is a fellow of The Watering Hole (2016, 2017), Hemispheric Institute’s EMERGENYC (2015),  Lambda Literary Retreat (2018) & a founding fellow of the Anaphora Writing Residency (2018).

Nefertiti has also read poetry for the 2018 Honeysuckle Press Chapbook Contest.