Adeeba Shahid Talukder

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Adeeba Shahid Talukder is a Pakistani American poet, singer, and translator of Urdu and Persian poetry.

Literary Works

  • What Is Not Beautiful (Glass Poetry Press, 2018)
  • Shahr-e-jaanaan: The City of the Beloved (Tupelo Press, 2020)

Published in

Her work has appeared in Poem-A-Day, Gulf Coast, The Margins, Best American Poetry, PBS Frontline, and elsewhere. A Best of the Net finalist and Pushcart nominee, she holds an MFA in creative writing from the University of Michigan and an Emerging Poets Fellowship from Poets House.


  • Kundiman Poetry Prize 2020