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Jabari Asim is book editor for the Washington
Post. He is an assistant editor of Drumvoices Revue,
a journal published by Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. He is
founding editor of EYEBALL, a literary arts journal that
was awarded a Gregory Kolovakos Seed Grant. His poetry has appeared in
Black American Literature Forum, Obsidian II, Painted Bride Quarterly,
Catalyst and Shooting Star Review, among others.
His plays include "Caribbean Beat," produced by Muny Student Theatre Project;
"Peace, Dog," produced by The New Theatre; "Believe I'll Testify," produced
by Gettys Productions; and "New Blood Symphony" and "Didn't It Rain,"
both staged by Pamoja Theatre Workshop. His fiction and poetry are both
included in In The Tradition: An Anthology of Young Black Writing.
In 1995, he became the arts writer for the new Post-Dispatch
entertainment magazine Get Out, and his reviews have
appeared in various publications, including The Hungry Mind Review
and Salon magazine.