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Rashaad Thomas

Rashaad Thomas

Spring 2017 Session

Rashaad Thomas is a husband, father, USAF Veteran, poet, and Voices of Our Nation’s Art Foundation (VONA/Voices) alum, who resides in South Phoenix, AZ. He is a Spring 2017 MacDowell Colony Fellow. His work can be found in the book Trayvon Martin, Race, and American Justice: Writing Wrong; The Rumpus; Heart Journal Online; and forthcoming in the Columbia Poetry Review and others. He is also a member of the Gutta' Collective based in Phoenix, a group committed to sharing a black and brown narrative through art and poetry to give a voice to the silent, isolated, and marginalized.

Rashaad Thomas worked with the poet Danez Smith.

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