Ambalila Hemsell

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Ambalila Hemsell is the author of the poetry collection Queen in Blue (University of Wisconsin Press, 2020.)  She holds an MFA from the University of Michigan and is a former Writer in Residence at InsideOut Literary Arts in Detroit. She is a recipient of the Kundiman Sewanee Fellowship and a Pushcart nominee. Her poetry can be found in Fairytale ReviewColumbia Journal, The American Literary Review, and elsewhere. Originally from Colorado, she now lives in Tacoma, WA, with her family.

Recent Book
Queen in Blue