Hanif Abdurraqib

Hanif Abdurraqib is the author of A Little Devil in America: Notes In Praise Of Black Performance (Random House, 2021), a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography; A Fortune for Your Disaster (Tin House Books, 2019), which received the 2020 Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize; and The Crown Ain’t Worth Much (Button Poetry, 2016), which was nominated for the Hurston-Wright Legacy Award. He is also the author of the autobiographical essay collections Go Ahead In The Rain: Notes to A Tribe Called Quest (University of Texas Press, 2019), which was longlisted for the 2019 National Book Award in Nonfiction, and They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us (Two Dollar Radio, 2017). He lives in Columbus, Ohio.