Adeeba Shahid Talukder is a Pakistani-American poet and translator. She is a graduate of the University of Michigan’s Helen Zell Writers’ Program, where she received her MFA in Creative Writing. She translates Urdu and Persian poetry, and brings elements of the the Urdu and Persian poetic universe into her own work in English. Her poetry and translations have appeared in Glass, Stirring, Consequence Magazine, Washington Square Review, Santa Ana River Review, the America Is Not The World anthology, PBS Frontline, and The Huffington Post among others. In her spare time, Adeeba loves to sing, dance, and drink tea.