Amir Rabiyah

Art Discipline: 
Oakland, CA
United States
Dates of Residence: 
Jan 30, 2012 to Feb 24, 2012

Amir Rabiyah lives in Oakland, California. He received his BA in Women's Studies from Portland State University and his MFA in Writing and Consciousness from the New College of California. He has performed and read his poetry, fiction and non-fiction all over the US. His work has been featured in Mizna, Riffrag, Tea Party Magazine, the Kearny Street Workshop's anthology: I Saw My Ex at a Party, Gender Outlaws: The Next Generation, Left Turn Magazine, Collective Brightness: LGBTIQ Poets on Faith, Religion and Spirituality and the Asian American Literary Review. He was a finalist in Cutthroat Magazine's 2008 Joy Harjo Poetry Contest. Amir has also participated in the Men's Story Project at UC Berkeley, a performance and dialogue performance project which explores social ideas about masculinity.