Adebe DeRango-Adem

Adebe DeRango Adem (photo by Selena Phillips-Boyle)

Adebe DeRango-Adem is a writer and former attendee of the Jack Kerouac School of Disembodied Poetics (Naropa University), where she mentored with poets Anne Waldman and Amiri Baraka. She is the author of four full-length poetry books to date. Her poem, “Vox Genus / Provectus,” was selected by poet Sonia Sanchez as the winner of the 2021 Boston Review Annual Poetry Contest. Her fourth and most recent collection, Vox Humana, published Fall 2022 with Book*hug Press, won the 2023 Raymond Souster Award.