blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsSpring 2011  v10n1
Jamaal May

Jamaal May is the author of a chapbook, The God Engine (Pudding House Press, 2009). His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Callaloo, Indiana Review, Sou’wester, The Collagist, and Verse Daily among other magazines. May’s honors include a Cave Canem Fellowship, a scholarship to the Bread Loaf Writers Conference, and an International Publication Prize from Atlanta Review. May is a student in the low-residency MFA program at Warren Wilson College. He teaches poetry classes in Detroit Public Schools through the Inside Out Literary Arts Project.  end

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