Kashif Andrew Graham is a New Yorker in the South. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree in English Honors Literature and Spanish Language and Literature from the City University of New York (CUNY Lehman, Bronx). He moved to Tennessee in 2014 to pursue a Master of Arts in Church Ministry from the Pentecostal Theological Seminary in Cleveland, Tennessee. While there, he worked at Lee University’s William G. Squires Library as Public Services Supervisor. In 2017, Kashif moved to Nashville where he worked at Vanderbilt Central Library as Collections Maintenance Coordinator. He also holds a Master of Arts in Information Sciences from the University of Tennessee Knoxville.
As a queer person of faith, Kashif is navigating life in the South. Great bookshops, delectable food, and serendipitous antiquing are all a plus.