Oumou Ly is a poet and writer, hailing from NYC. Her poetry relies on her unique experiences as a Fulani-American and Muslim, and an appreciation for the natural world. She holds a B.A. in English from the City College of
New York. She sees writing as a way to remember who she is and help make sense of the world we live in for others. She feels strongly about empathizing with the human experience around the globe. In her free time, she enjoys being a homebody and finding joy in mundane pastimes such as making foods from different cultures. She is grateful to be part of the MYM community.