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Bio

George Abraham is a Palestinian-American Poet, Author, Activist, and Bioengineering PhD candidate at Harvard University. He is the author of the poetry collection, Birthright, forthcoming with Button Poetry in 2020, as well as the chapbooks al youm: for yesterday & her inherited traumas (the Atlas Review, 2017) and the specimen's apology (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2019). He is the recipient of fellowships from Kundiman, the Poetry Foundation Incubator, the Watering Hole, and Brooklyn Poets. He is the winner of the 2018 Cosmonauts Avenue Poetry Prize, selected by Tommy Pico, as well as the title of "Best Poet" at the 2017 College Union Poetry Slam Invitational. His poetry and creative nonfiction have appeared or are forthcoming in The Paris Review, Tin House, Boston Review, the Rumpus, Beloit Poetry Jourbal, LitHub, Mizna, and anthologies such as Nepantla, Bettering American Poetry, and Beyond Memory: an Anthology of Arab American Creative Nonfiction. He hopes to continue bringing awareness to Palestinian human rights and socio-economic struggles through art.