Abeer Hoque (2008)

Abeer Hoque is a Nigerian-born Bangladeshi-American writer and photographer with BS and MA degrees from the Wharton School of Business and an MFA in writing from the University of San Francisco. She is the recipient of a 2005 Tanenbaum Award and a 2007 Fulbright Scholarship. She has attended residencies at Saltonstall, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Millay, and Albee. Her writing and photography have been published in ZYZZYVA, 580 Split, XConnect, Drunken Boat, Swink, Nerve.com, Switchback, India Today, the Daily Star (Bangladesh), the Commonwealth Short Story Competition, Wasafiri, and KQED Writers’ Block. She has held two solo photography exhibitions and is currently working on a novel.