Aisha Sabatini Sloan

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Aisha is the author of The Fluency of Light (University of Iowa Press 2013) and Dreaming of Ramadi in Detroit (1913 Press 2017), which was chosen by Maggie Nelson as the winner of the 1913 Open Prose Contest. A contributing editor for Guernica, her writing can be found in The Offing, Ecotone, Ninth Letter, Identity Theory, Michigan Quarterly Review,, The Southern Review, Autostraddle, Guernica and the anthologies How We Speak to One Another and The Sonoran Desert: A Literary Field Guide


Cover Photo: photo by Michigan Municipal League/flickr
D Is for the Dance of the Hours: A Portrait of Pre-Bankruptcy Detroit

My cousin’s stories of being a Detroit cop could have come straight out of an opera.