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Indigo Wright

University of Chicago

Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Creative Writing



Indigo Wright (they/them) is a queer, Black scholar originally from South Los Angeles. Indigo is a graduating senior at the University of Chicago, specializing in critical race and ethnic studies and creative writing. Indigo works closely with incarcerated populations across Illinois through the Prison + Neighborhood Arts/Education Project. Post college, Indigo plans to teach secondary education in France through Fulbright, and then return to Chicago to teach political education and writing techniques to incarcerated scholars in and around Chicago. Indigo enjoys writing poetry and fictional stories in their free time.

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