Julian RandallThursday, February 28, 2019 @ 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Join us for a reading with Cave Canem Poetry Prize-winner Julian Randall who will be reading from his collection Refuse.
Julian Randall is a Living Queer Black poet from Chicago.
He has received fellowships from Callaloo, BOAAT and the Watering Hole and was the 2015 National College Slam (CUPSI) Best Poet. Julian is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize and is the curator of Winter Tangerine Review’s Lineage of Mirrors.
His work has appeared or is forthcoming in publications such as New York Times Magazine, The Georgia Review, and Sixth Finch and in the anthologies Portrait in Blues, Nepantla and New Poetry from the Midwest.
Julian is a candidate for his MFA in Poetry at Ole Miss. His first book, Refuse, is the winner of the 2017 Cave Canem Poetry prize and was published by University of Pittsburgh Press in Fall 2018.
His work focuses on Latinx Identity, Blackness, Multiracial Identity, LGBTQIA, pop culture, politics, and more.