George Abraham (they/he) is a Palestinian american poet from Jacksonville, FL. They are the author of the debut poetry collection Birthright (Button Poetry, 2020), and the chapbooks the specimen's apology (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2019) and al youm (The Atlas Review, 2017). He is a board member for the Radius of Arab American Writers (RAWI), a recipient of fellowships from Kundiman and The Boston Foundation, and winner of the Cosmonauts Avenue Poetry Prize selected by Tommy Pico and the Best Poet title from the College Union Poetry Slam Invitational. Their writing has appeared in The American Poetry Review, The Paris Review, The Missouri Review, The Baffler, West Branch, Mizna, and elsewhere. He is currently based in Somerville, MA, where he is a Bioengineering PhD candidate at Harvard University, and teaches in Writing, Literature, and Publishing at Emerson College.
- Department Writing Literature & Publishing
- Since 2020