Keisha-Gaye Anderson is a Jamaican-born poet, writer, visual artist, and media professional based in Brooklyn, NY. She is the author of Gathering the Waters (Jamii Publishing 2014), Everything Is Necessary (Willow Books 2019), and A Spell for Living, which received the Editors’ Choice recognition for the Numinous Orisons, Luminous Origin Literary Award, and is forthcoming from Agape Editions this fall. She is a past participant of the VONA Voices and Callaloo writing workshops, a former fellow of the North Country Institute for Writers of Color. Keisha has been published widely in a number of literary journals that include Mom Egg Review, Renaissance Noire, The Caribbean Writer, African Voices Magazine, Kweli Journal, and others. Keisha holds an M.F.A. in creative writing from The City College, CUNY. Learn more at www.keishagaye.ink.