Zahra Axinn is currently pursuing a dual-degree MA in Visual and Critical Studies and MFA in Creative Writing at CCA. A multi-genre writer, Zahra’s work includes plays, fiction, creative nonfiction/memoir, poetry, reviews, and critical writing. Her work centers around topics of interaction, identity, and intersectionality—including relationships, race, sexuality, gender, class, queerness, illness, and nationality. Zahra graduated from Stanford University in 2013 with a BA in English and Theater & Performance Studies. In 2016, she was awarded the CCA All College Honors Award for creative writing in prose. Zahra was born in London, England and her hometown is Berkeley, CA.