“I thought he would be cracked by lightning. Sort of an obvious-type thing, as he was sort of an electric boy” David Bowie on Aladdin Sane’s lightning-bolt makeup.
Majda Gama is a Beirut-born, Saudi-American poet (precariously) based in the Washington, DC area where she has roots as a DJ and activist. Two of her poems were picked as honorable mentions by Ilya Kaminsky in The Fairy Tale Review’s inaugural contest. Recently she was a finalist in Yemassee journal’s 2017 poetry contest. Other poems have appeared in Beloit Poetry Journal, Freeze Ray, Hunger Mountain, Jahanamiya (the first Saudi feminist literary magazine) Mizna, The Rising Phoenix Review & War, Literature & the Arts. Poems are forthcoming from Duende, and the 90’s anthology Come As You Are. Majda reads poetry submissions for the literary magazine Tinderbox