Jonah Mixon-Webster

“Black Existentialism No. 8: Ad Nauseam; or Ad Infinitum



“Recovered_Conversation_0105.wav” is part of “Based on Actual Events / The Real Nigga Attempts to Survive the Apocalypse.” Text versions of these pieces appear in the print edition of Best American Experimental Writing 2018.

Jonah Mixon-Webster is a poet and conceptual/sound artist from Flint, MI. His debut poetry collection, Stereo(TYPE), received the 2017 Sawtooth Poetry Prize from Ahsahta Press, the 2019 PEN America/Joyce Osterweil Award, and was a finalist for the 2019 Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry. He is the recipient of fellowships from Vermont Studio Center, Center for African American Poetry and Poetics, The Conversation Literary Festival, ivoh, and Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop. His poetry and hybrid works are featured in various publications including PEN America Poetry Series, Best New Poets 2017, Spoon River Poetry Review, and PennSound