First Draft – Mateo Askaripour

Mateo Askaripour is the author of the novel Black Buck. He aims to empower people of color to seize the opportunities for advancement, not matter the obstacle. He was a 2018 Rhode Island Writers Colony writer in residence and his writing has appeared in Entrepreneur, LitHub, Catapult, The Rumpus, Medium and elsewhere.

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