Jasmine Wade is a writer and educator in the San Francisco Bay Area. She writes about the awkward, and oftentimes traumatic, experiences of growing up. While earning her MFA at Mills College, she curated a public conversation series known as POC+MFA. Her short stories have appeared in TAYO Literary MagazineSouth 85, Lunch Ticket, The Copperfield Review, and others. She was a VONA/Voices Fellow and finalist for the Hurston/Wright Founding Members Award for College Writers. She won first place in the 2016 AfroSurrealist Short Story Contest and will be a San Francisco Writer’s Grotto Fellow in 2017. She is the co-founder of the Dreaming Wakefulness Collective, which ran workshops and intensives centered around the intersection of writing and healing. She is currently working on a novel and collection of short stories.

To contact me, email me at jasminehwade[at]gmail.com.