Julian Randall is a Living Queer Black poet from Chicago. A recipient of multiple fellowships, Julian is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize. He holds an MFA in Poetry from Ole Miss. Julian is the author of Refuse (Pitt, 2018), which won the Cave Canem Poetry Prize and was a finalist for an NAACP Image Award, the middle grade novel Pilar Ramirez and the Prison of Zafa (Holt, Winter 2022). He can be found at @JulianThePoet.