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 Mariam Bazeed

Mariam Bazeed is an Egyptian immigrant living in a rent-stabilized apartment in Brooklyn. An alliteration-leaning writer of prose, plays, and personal essays, Mariam received their MFA in Fiction from Hunter College, and is a singer and performance artist. They have been the recipient of fellowships/residencies from Asian American Writers Workshop, the Hemispheric Institute at NYU, Lambda Literary, Millay Colony, and Hedgebrook. Mariam’s first play, Peace Camp Org—a queer antiZionist musical comedy about summer camp, published in anthology by Oberon Books, UK—has been performed on three festival stages and two continents.To procrastinate from writing, Mariam runs a monthly world-music salon in Brooklyn, and is a slow student of Arabic music.