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Akron Art Library - North Hill Collection

Hanif Abdurraqib, I Hope That Wherever You Are…, 2020 artwork

Hanif Abdurraqib, I Hope That Wherever You Are..., 2020 - Inkjet printed postcard

About the Artist

Hanif Abdurraqib
Lives in Columbus, Ohio

Hanif Abdurraqib is a poet, essayist, and cultural critic from Columbus, Ohio. His work has been published in The New Yorker and The New York Times, among others. His collection of essays, They Can't Kill Us Until They Kill Us, was released in 2017 and was named a book of the year by multiple publications including Buzzfeed, Esquire, NPR, Oprah Magazine, The Los Angeles Review, and The Chicago Tribune. He released Go Ahead In The Rain: Notes To A Tribe Called Quest in February 2019 and it became a New York Times Bestseller. His second collection of poems, A Fortune For Your Disaster, was released in 2019 by Tin House.