A Ashley is a Black, neurodivergent writer from Orlando, Florida with an MFA from the University of Central Florida. She primarily writes poetry, essay, and cross-genre works that explore the minority experience. Her work is forthcoming in Capable Magazine and can be found in The Offing.
A Ashley's current project is TWO-NESS, a cross-genre poetry and essay collection inspired by W.E.B. Du Bois' The Souls of Black Folk. It explores topics of identity, racial injustice, mental health, emotional abuse, and chronic physical illness.