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Jamaal May

2014-16 Kenyon Review Fellow, 2015 Civitella Ranieir Fellow,  NAACP Image Award nominee, Spirit of Detroit Award recipient, and author of HUM, one of The Boston Globe’s best poetry books of 2013, winner of the American Library Association’s Notable Book Award, and winner the Beatrice Hawley Award from Alice James Books.

About Jamaal

Author of Hum

“Linguistically acrobatic [and] beautifully crafted. . . exquisitely balanced by a sharp intelligence mixed with earnestness. . . a marvel.”

Publishers Weekly