WILLIE L. KINARD III (b. 1992) is a queer multidisciplinary artist, designer & writer forged of Southern thunderstorms. With words appearing or forthcoming in Crab Fat Magazine, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, & Platypus Press' A Portrait in Blues anthology, amongst others, he is a graduate of the University of South Carolina, where he studied Graphic Design. Avidly exploring the cross-sections of visual art, text & song in much of his work, he is currently an MFA candidate in the Creative Writing program at the University of Pittsburgh, also serving as a Poetry Editor at Hot Metal Bridge.
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