Momina Mela is a Pakistani poet born and raised in Lahore. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming  in The New Yorker, POETRY, Drunken Boat, Waxwing, diode, Horse Less Review, The Blueshift Journal and The Lighthouse Journal amongst others. In 2013 she was short-listed to be Young Poet Laureate for London and completed a residency in Cardiff. She has read her work at numerous locations and events in London including The Houses of Parliament, Southbank Centre, The Bussey Building and The Poetry Cafe. 310693_10150923932860397_1630357937_nShe holds a BA (Hons) degree in English Literature from Goldsmiths, University of London. She is currently an MFA candidate in poetry at NYU and lives in Brooklyn.


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