KB Brookins

Official Panelist

2024 Participant · Non-Fiction · Memoir

KB Brookins
KB Brookins

KB is a Black queer and trans writer, cultural worker, and visual artist from Texas. KB's chapbook How To Identify Yourself with a Wound won the Saguaro Poetry Prize, a Writer's League of Texas Discovery Prize, and a Stonewall Honor Book Award. Their debut poetry collection Freedom House won the American Library Association Barbara Gittings Literature Award and the Texas Institute of Letters Award for the Best First Book of Poetry. KB's debut memoir Pretty releases on May 28, 2024 with Alfred A. Knopf. Follow them online at @earthtokb.

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  • Pretty: A Memoir

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