Fellow Year 1

Lula Saleh

St. Paul, MN

Lula Saleh is a writer, multidisciplinary artist, and community builder passionate about the diaspora, international issues and belonging. Recognized across the fields of journalism, arts and culture, wellness and cultural organizing, Saleh has held roles as editor, creative placemaking manager, and artist organizer with various Twin Cities organizations. She is the founder of the East African Diaspora Artists Initiative, a storytelling platform for creatives of African descent, and an alum of the IMAN Artist Roster. As a writer and consultant, Saleh has performed, partnered or collaborated with: Amnesty International, So Far Sounds, Yale University, the Minneapolis Institute of Art, Pollen Midwest, The Loft Literary Center, Button Poetry, Intermedia Arts, Icehouse, Pangea World Theater, Green Card Voices, and the Cedar Cultural Center.

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