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Kemi Alabi was born on a Sunday in July. Since then, their poetry and essays have found homes in Catapult, Black Warrior Review, Nat. BrutWinter TangerineThe BreakBeat Poets Vol. 2: Black Girl Magic and other warm places. Kemi holds down Echoing Ida, a Forward Together community of Black women and nonbinary writers, and reads poems for Muzzle Magazine. Find them in Chicago or online at


Kemi Alabi, ISSUES

May/June 2018 Issue, BOAAT



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