Saturday, November 11, 7:00 p.m.
Eleven Eleven: George Abraham, K. Lorraine Graham, Noor Ibn Najam, M. Mack, Jonathan Jacob Moore
@ Trusty's Bar

George Abraham is a Palestinian-American Poet, Activist, and Engineering PhD Candidate at Harvard University. He is the author of two chapbooks: al youm (the Atlas Review, 2017), and the specimen’s apology (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2019). He is the recipient of fellowships from Brooklyn Poets and the Watering Hole, the honor of 'Best Poet' at the 2017 College Union Poetry Slam Invitational, the Lois Morell Poetry Prize, and a three-time recipient of the Favianna Rodriguez Award for Artistic Activism. His poetry has appeared or is forthcoming in Tin House, Vinyl, Apogee, Kweli, Anomalous Press (f.k.a.Drunken Boat), Hawai’i Review, Tinderbox, Blueshift, and anthologies such as Bettering American Poetry 2016, Nepantla, and the Ghassan Kanafani Palestinian Literature Anthology.

K. Lorraine Graham is the author of The Rest Is Censored (Bloof) and Terminal Humming (Edge). Recent work has appeared or is forthcoming in The Electronic Gurlesque Anthology, Postmodern Culture, Essay Press and Evening Will Come.
Noor is a poet who writes to survive. He is a Callaloo, Watering Hole, and Pink Door fellow, and all his friends’ teita. When he's not writing poems, he's reading tarot, working on his herbalist practice, eating candy corn, or trying to get his guinea pigs to love him. Noor's work is hot like a tater tot and appears in such journals as The Shade, Drunk in a Midnight Choir, and Winter Tangerine.
M. Mack is a genderqueer poet, editor, and fiber artist in Virginia. Ze is the author of Theater of Parts (Sundress Publications, 2016) and three chapbooks: Mine (Big Lucks Books, 2017), Imaginary Kansas (dancing girl press, 2016), and Traveling (Hyacinth Girl Press, 2015).  Hir work has appeared in such places as cream city review, Hot Metal Bridge, Menacing Hedge, and The Queer South (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2014). Mack is a founding co-editor of Gazing Grain Press, an assistant editor for Cider Press Review, and the monster maker behind What Is Reality Plushies. 
Jonathan Jacob Moore, or Jon Jon, is a poet and scholar from Detroit invested in Black liberation at all costs. His scholarly and creative work cares for the Black imagination and is positioned by Black Feminist, Black Queer and Afro-Pessimistic imaginings. He is a Poetry Editor at WusGood Magazine and Book Reviewer for the Shade Journal. Jon Jon's work has been featured in The Black Napkin, The James Franco Review, The Ploughshares Blog, The Poetry Project, Vinyl, and Winter Tangerine among others. Jon Jon holds the all-time record for most individual honors in a single year at the College Union Poetry Slam Invitational. He lives in Washington D.C. and is currently working on a chapbook about infamous UFO-abductee Barney Hill, as well as his first manuscript, genu flexit.


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