Mitchell L.H. Douglas
Mitchell L.H. Douglas is the author of \blak\ \al-fə bet\ and Cooling Board: A Long–Playing Poem, which was nominated for an NAACP Image Award and a Hurston/Wright Legacy Award. His poetry has appeared in Callaloo, The Ringing Ear: Black Poets Lean South, Crab Orchard Review, and Zoland Poetry Volume II and other magazines. He is the recipient of Lexi Rudnitsky/Editor’s Choice Award. A founding member of the Affrilachian Poets, a Cave Canem fellow, and Poetry Editor for PLUCK! The Journal of Affrilachian Arts & Culture. Douglas is an Associate Professor of English at Indiana-Purdue University Indianapolis. He lives in Indianapolis, Indiana.