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Tarik Dobbs (b. 1997; Dearborn, Michigan) is a disabled, SWANA American writer and artist. Dobbs’s poems are anthologized in Best New Poets 2021 and Best of the Net 2020. Dobbs received a BA and BGS from the University of Michigan, an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Minnesota, and is presently an MFA fellow in Art, Theory, Practice at Northwestern University. Their chapbook, Dancing on the Tarmac (Yemassee, 2021), was selected for publication by Gabrielle Calvocoressi.