This selection comes from Kai Naima Williams’s chapbook, He Tried to Drown the Ocean, I Waved available from Hyacinth Girl Press . Purchase your copy here! Our curator for this selection is Kristin LaTour.
Kai Naima Williams is a poet, spoken word performer and fiction writer based in New York City. Her work has been featured in Mask Magazine, DRØME Magazine, For The Sonorous, The AmerAsia Journal, and Literary Manhattan. She has been honored by the National YoungArts Foundation, the Tennessee Williams Literary Festival and the New York Times. She is also a co-founder and Executive Director of the non-profit arts organization Eat At The Table Theatre Company.