Rasheena Fountain


Rasheena Fountain is a freelance writer, MFA candidate, and pre-doctoral instructor at the University of Washington. A Chicago native, Fountain focuses her writing on race relations, environmental justice, and human rights. She graduated from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a bachelor’s degree in rhetoric and attended Antioch University, where she studied environmental education and graduated with a master’s degree in education.


These Poets Reckon With Drought, Displacement, and Despair—and Then Make Space for Hope

Four writers explore their place on our troubled planet and treat us to readings of their poems.