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Michael Frazier is a poet & educator based in central Japan. He graduated from NYU, where he was the 2017 poet commencement speaker & a co-champion of CUPSI. He’s performed at Nuyorican Poets Café, Lincoln Center, Gallatin Arts Festival, among other venues. His poems appear, or are forthcoming, in The Offing, Cream City Review, RHINO, Tokyo Poetry Journal, Visible Poetry Project, & elsewhere. His writing has been supported by Callaloo, The Watering Hole, The Seventh Wave, & Brooklyn Poets. A recipient of Pushcart Prize nominations, he currently is a staff reader for The Adroit Journal & curator for Button Poetry. He’s working on a poetry collection about oyakodon & his mother, & can talk for days about anime, poetry, and how Christ has changed his life. Follow @fraziermichael