Malaika Favorite

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Malaika Favorite is an Atlanta, Georgia based visual artist and writer. She received her BA and MFA degrees in fine art from Louisiana State University. Her poetry and fiction has appeared in numerous anthologies and journals, including Xavier Review, Louisiana Literature, Big Muddy, Uncommon Place and more. She is the winner of the 2005 Louisiana Literature Prize for Poetry. She is the artist of a major portrait painting-quilt that represents twenty-four contemporary and past poets of the African Diaspora, commissioned by Dr. Joanne Gabbin, coordinator of the Furious Flower Poetry Center.

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