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Visiting Writer Series: Workshop with George Abraham

February 24 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CST

This writing workshop will be hosted by George Abraham (they/he/هو) is a Palestinian American poet, performance artist, and writer from Jacksonville, FL.

There is a suggested donation of $10 for the workshop, but no one will be turned away.

George Abraham’s debut poetry collection Birthright (Button Poetry, 2020) won the Arab American Book Award and the Big Other Book Award in Poetry, and was a finalist for the Lambda Literary Award in Bisexual Poetry. He is also the author of the chapbooks al youm (The Atlas Review, 2017), and the specimen’s apology (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2019). He is a board member for the Radius of Arab American Writers (RAWI), a recipient of fellowships from Kundiman, The Arab American National Museum, The Boston Foundation, the National Performance Network, and the MAP Fund, and more. Their writing has appeared in Poetry Magazine, The Nation, The American Poetry Review, Guernica, The Baffler, The Paris Review, Mizna, and many other journals and anthologies.
A graduate of Swarthmore College and Harvard University, Abraham has taught at Emerson College, and is currently based in Chicago, IL, where he is a Litowitz MFA+MA student in Poetry at Northwestern University. He is currently Executive Editor of the Whiting Award winning journal Mizna. Their collaborations include co-editing a Palestinian poetry anthology with Noor Hindi (Haymarket Books, 2025), and a performance art project titled EVE with Fargo Tbakhi.


February 24
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CST
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Nebraska Writers Collective
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Omaha, NE 68104 United States
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