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Ananda Lima’s work has appeared in The American Poetry Review, Rattle, The Offing, Sugar House Review, PANK, Origins, The Acentos Review and elsewhere. She has an MA in Linguistics from UCLA and is pursuing her MFA in Creative Writing at Rutgers-Newark. She was selected for the AWP Writer to Writer program and has attended workshops at Bread Loaf, Tin House, the Community of Writers and Sewanee (where she returned to serve as staff). She is currently working on a full-length poetry collection centered on immigration and motherhood and a novel set in Brasilia, where she grew up as the daughter of migrants from Northeast Brazil. She lives in New Jersey with her husband and their son.

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Note: you can read about Ananda’s work as a photographer here. To see photographs, click on ‘Photographs‘, ‘Exhibitions‘ or ‘Lifestyle Photographs‘ here or on the menu above.

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Photograph by photographer and friend Paul Ward.