JUBI ARRIOLA-HEADLEY (he/him or they/them) is a Black queer poet, storyteller, & first-generation United Statesian who lives with his husband in South Florida & whose work explores themes of manhood, vulnerability, rage, tenderness & joy. He’s a 2018 PEN America Emerging Voices Fellow, holds an MFA from the University of Miami, & his poems have been published with Ambit, Beloit Poetry Journal, Literary Hub, Nimrod, Southern Humanities Review, The Nervous Breakdown, & elsewhere. Jubi’s debut collection of poems, original kink, is available now from Sibling Rivalry Press.
Jubi Arriola-Headley’s poetry explores the intersection of the Black Queer experience not only for himself, but for Black Queer men in America. By acknowledging the politics that surround the Black body and the vulnerability that surrounds the Queer body, Arriola-Headley paints a raw, poetic narrative of the world that shaped him…