Shlagha Borah (she/her) is a poet from Assam, India. Her work is found or forthcoming in Rogue Agent, long con magazine, Ninety Seven Poems (Terribly Tiny Tales & Penguin), LiveWire, and elsewhere. She works as Associate Poetry Editor at Doubleback Review and as Poetry Reader at Frontier Poetry and Grist. She is the co-founder of Pink Freud, a student-led collective working towards making mental health accessible in India. Please consider supporting her work at

Click here to read Shlagha’s hybrid essay “Status: Unknown” from our summer 2022 issue!