Endria Isa Richardson is a black, malaysian, and gay american writer from Worcester, Massachusetts.

Endria writes about ghosts, monsters, and the catastrophic failure of systems that are supposed to keep people safe. Her essays have appeared most recently in Black Warrior ReviewAlpinist, and Bay Nature magazines, and her speculative fiction is forthcoming or appearing in Lightspeed, ClarkesworldFIYAHNightmare, and other fantastic/al magazines. Her work has received notable mentions in Best American Essays and Best American Science Fiction and Fantasy, and the runner-up award from the Black Warrior Review nonfiction contest. 

Endria is a Tin House Scholar and a graduate of the VONA and Viable Paradise workshops. She has a B.A. from Harvard College, and studied law at Stanford Law School, after which she worked on radical criminal policy change in California. She is currently at work on a collection of short stories, and a novel. 

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