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DeeSoul Carson (He/They) is a poet and educator from San Diego, CA. His work is featured or forthcoming in Voicemail Poems, Narrative Mag, Hayden’s Ferry Review, the Offing & elsewhere. His most recent chapbook, Running From Streetlights (2020), is a meditation on Blackness and being in America. A Stanford Univerity alum, DeeSoul has received fellowships from The Watering Hole and New York University, where he is an MFA in the Creative Writing program. 

DeeSoul’s poetry springs forth from the intersections of race, faith, and community, among others. He is interested in the excavation of existence and considerations of perseverance via memory, narrative, imagining, and imagining. He believes not just in the power of our storms, but also in the joys standing in the middle. 


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