Ali Black is a writer from Cleveland, Ohio and the author of If It Heals At All (Jacar Press, 2020). The book was selected by Jaki Shelton Green for the New Voices Series and named a finalist for the 2021 Ohioana Book Award in poetry. Her writing has appeared in The Atticus Review, jubilat, Literary Hub, The Offing, The Adroit Journal and elsewhere. She is the co-founder of Balance Point Studios, a nonprofit organization dedicated to making, teaching, and sharing art. The organization offers a creative writing program for teens called The Most Promising.
Photo: Donald Black, Jr.