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Jonah Mixon-Webster

JONAH MIXON-WEBSTER is a poet and conceptual/sound artist from Flint, Michigan. Stereo(TYPE) is his debut collection of poems. It was originally published by Ahsahta Press in 2018 and won the Sawtooth Poetry Prize, the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award for Poetry, and was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry. He graduated from Eastern Michigan University and received a Ph.D. in creative writing from Illinois State University. He is the recipient of the Windham Campbell Prize for Poetry, and fellowships from the Vermont Studio Center, the Center for African American Poetry and Poetics, the Conversation Literary Festival, and the PEN Writing for Justice Program. His poetry and hybrid works are featured in various publications including The Yale Review, Callaloo, The Rumpus, Harper’s Magazine, Best New Poets 2017, and Best American Experimental Writing 2018.