Kemi Alabi was born on a Sunday in July. Since then, their poetry and essays have found homes in Catapult, The Toast, The Guardian, Black Warrior Review, The BreakBeat Poets Vol. 2: Black Girl Magic (Haymarket Press 2018) and other warm places. As editorial manager of Forward Together, they lead Echoing Ida, a community of Black women and nonbinary writers. Find them in Chicago and online @kemiaalabi.