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KB Brookins

KB Brookins is a Black, queer, and trans poet and the author of Freedom House (Deep Vellum Publishing, 2023). The recipient of fellowships from the Broadway Advocacy Coalition, Equality Texas, The Watering Hole, and PEN America, they live in Austin, on Jumanos, Tonkawa, Lipan Apache, Coahuiltecan, Sana, and Comanche land.

KB Brookins
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