Dharani Persaud is a queer Indo-Guyanese-American writer, organizer, and archival enthusiast from Minnesota. She has publications at or forthcoming in Under the Gum Tree, Hobart, Kajal Magazine, 2040 Review, and Brown Girl Magazine. She performed at Tender Table in 2019. Catch her around Boston at open mics or lying in the sun.

Dharani graduated from Wellesley College in 2017 with a BA in International Relations and a minor in Italian. She currently works in Boston at GrubStreet as their Youth & Community Programs Manager.