Julian Randall is a Living Queer Black poet from Chicago. He has received fellowships from Callaloo, BOAAT, and the Watering Holem, and was the 2015 National College Slam (CUPSI) Best Poet. He is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize and 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, as well as the anthologies Portrait in Blues, Nepantla: An Anthology Dedicated to Queer Poets of Color, and New Poetry from the Midwest. He is an MFA candidate for Poetry at Ole Miss.