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DeeSoul Carson (He/They) is a poet, performer, and educator from San Diego, CA. His work is featured or forthcoming in Voicemail Poems, Narrative Mag, Hayden’s Ferry Review & 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. 

DeeSoul’s poetry draws influence from many great poets before him, including Porsha Olayiwola, Danez Smith, Nicole Sealey, Nate Marshall, John Murillo, and the new and amazing poets he comes across every day.

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