Fajr Muhammad is a writer and editor from Philadelphia, PA. She earned her MFA in Fiction from Columbia University and B.A. in English with a minor in Women’s Studies from Kutztown University.
Her writing has been featured in the Columbia Journal Online and The Hennepin Review and she was recently named 2021 runner-up for the Marianne Russo novel-in-progress award with the Key West Literary Seminar. Her work has received fellowships from the Tin House Summer Writers’ Workshop, the Rhode Island Writers Colony and the Jack Jones Literary Arts Retreat.
She is the co-editor of the forthcoming anthology “How We Stay Free: Notes on a Black Uprising” from Common Notions Press and the Paul Robeson House & Museum and is on the Blue Stoop advisory board, a nonprofit dedicated to Philadelphia writers.