Aqdas Aftab is a nonbinary writer, reader, and dreamer from Islamabad, currently getting their PhD in decolonial trans literature. Aqdas is often thinking about prison abolition, queer speculation, and the healing power of dandelions. Some of their words can be found in Bitch Media, The Rumpus, Yes Poetry, and Transcendent 4: The Year's Best Speculative Transgender Fiction.
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