I had an abortion because I didn’t have a sexual education.
Saira Khan (@sairaholm) lives in the Pacific Northwest. Her work appears in Weasel Press, Diaspora Baby Blues Lit, Olney Magazine and elsewhere. Her fiction chapbook, Late Stage is available from DeRailleur Press. She has been awarded retreats at Hedgebrook, attended the 2021 One Story Summer Conference, the 2022 Tin House Summer Conference, and was winner of an extemporaneous writing contest at Passenger’s Journal in October 2020. She is a recipient of an Open Door Career Advancement Grant from Poets & Writers, funded by Reese Witherspoon.