Aaron Samuels

Aaron Samuels is the author of Yarmulkes & Fitted caps, released by Write Bloody Publishing. He is the recipient of fellowships from Cave Canem, Asylum Arts, and the Millay Colony for the Arts. Samuels is a founding member of the Dark Noise Collective and ranked 3rd place at the Individual World Poetry Slam. He currently lives in Los Angeles where he serves as Co-Founder and COO of Blavity Inc.

Assimilation & Integration

Assimilation My mother has no idea   where I went during temple. There was a secret door behind the small chapel; it led to Blockbuster—   I ate Sour Patch Watermelons during…

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