A recent flourishing of Palestinian literature reckons with complications in historical memory caused by settler colonialism.
George Abraham (they/he) is a Palestinian american poet from Jacksonville, Florida. They are the author of Birthright (Button Poetry, 2020) and the specimen’s apology (Sibling Rivalry, 2019). He is a recipient of fellowships from Kundiman and the Boston Foundation, and a board member of the Radius of Arab American Writers. Their poetry and nonfiction have appeared in the American Poetry Review, The Baffler, the Paris Review, the Missouri Review, Mizna, and elsewhere. He currently resides on stolen Massachusett land, where he is a bioengineering PhD candidate at Harvard University and teaches in the Writing, Literature, and Publishing program at Emerson College.