Romaine Washington (she/her/hers), is the author of Purgatory Has An Address (Bamboo Dart Press, 2021) nominated for a Pushcart Prize and Sirens in Her Belly (Jamii Publications, 2015). Washington's work has also been nominated for Best of the Net and has appeared in local and national publications including The Black Scholar, New Directions: Howard University, Lullwater Review: Emory University, Stand Our Ground: Poems for Trayvon Martin & Marissa Alexander, Gathering: A Women Who Submit Anthology, Brothers & Others: An Anthology of Black Women Writing about Black Men, Hip Mama. She has presented her writing in a wide variety programs including NPR, National Poetry Slam Team, and KPFK.
Washington is a fellow of The Watering Hole, South Carolina and the Inland Area Writing Project at the University of California in Riverside.
She has been an educator for over twenty years and is a native of the Inland Empire, where she currently resides.
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