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Jayson P. Smith is a freelance writer, editor, & curator. Their poems & interviews appear / are forthcoming in journals such as Gulf Coast, Nepantla, Vinyl, fields magazine, & The Offing. Jayson has received support from Millay Colony for the Arts, Callaloo, & is a 2016 Emerge-Surface-Be Fellow with The Poetry Project.  J lives & works in Brooklyn as a Workshop Coordinator for Cave Canem, Creative Director for The Other Black Girl Collective, & founder of NOMAD, a Crown-Heights based performance series.