Humera Afridi is a 2021 recipient of the Robert and Ina Caro Travel/Research Fellowship and a 2017 NYFA Gregorgy Millard Artist Fellow in Nonfiction Literature. She earned an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from New York University. Humera is a former fellow of the Asian American Writers Association and a former Fiction Fellow at The Writers Institute. Her work has appeared in, among other publications, Kenyon Review, Literary Hub, The Margins, Granta, Guernica and the Journal of Postcolonial Writing. She resides gratefully in the homeland of the Lenape.