Said Shaiye

Said Shaiye is an Austic Somali writer & photographer from Seattle who now lives in Minneapolis. He is a Disability Storytelling Graduate Assistant with Minnesota Transform. He has published in Pithead Chapel, 580 Split, Entropy, Diagram, Rigorous, and elsewhere. His debut book, Are You Borg Now? (Really Serious Literature, 2021) was named a Minnesota Book Award Finalist in Creative Nonfiction & Memoir. He can be reached at