Kemi Alabi was born on a Sunday in July. Since then, their poetry and essays have found homes in Black Warrior Review, Catapult, The Guardian, Apogee Journal, The BreakBeat Poets Vol. 2: Black Girl Magic (Haymarket Books, 2018) and other warm places. Kemi leads Echoing Ida, a Forward Together community of Black women and non-binary writers. Find them in Chicago or online @kemiaalabi.