k.eltinaé is a diaspora poet of Sudanese-Nubian and Mediterranean descent, whose work is centered around otherness, cultural/geographic displacement, generational trauma, and exile. His work has appeared in World Literature Today, The Ordinary Chaos of Being Human: Many Muslim Worlds (Penguin), The African American Review, and Michigan Quarterly Review, among others. His debut collection The Moral Judgement of Butterflies won The Beverly Prize for International Literature 2019 (BSPG Press). He is a World Literature lecturer and an Oldies and Classic Afrobeat Disc jockey residing in Granada, Spain.
memories of displacement
sudanese poet k.etinaé on writing 'verses in the sky' review of the moral judgement of butterflies
listen to "breathing exercises" from tmjob on mqr sound!
recitation of breathing exercises by k.eltinaé feat in michigan quarterly review's decades of fire.