Ladan Osman

Ladan Osman
winner of the Sillerman First Book Prize for The Kitchen-Dweller’s Testimony


Photo Credit: Msingi Sasis


Ladan Osman has received fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center, Cave Canem, and the Michener Center for Writers. Her work has appeared in Narrative Magazine, Prairie Schooner, RHINO, and Vinyl Poetry. Her chapbook, “Ordinary Heaven,” appears in Seven New Generation African Poets, Slapering Hol Press, 2014. Winner of the Sillerman First Book Prize, The Kitchen-Dweller’s Testimony is published by University of Nebraska Press in April 2015.