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Saeed Jones

Finalist in Author

About Saeed Jones

Saeed Jones is the Executive Editor, Culture at BuzzFeed and also the author of Prelude To Bruise, a collection of poems touching on “homophobic aggression and racial bigotry." Born and raised in the South before moving out East for graduate school, Saeed has published other works of poetry, chapbooks, and articles, and is now working on a memoir. Saeed shares his authentic life as a writer in the Big Apple through Instagram, but his best social media work is through Twitter, where he addresses the many issues of race, gender, sexuality and general day-to-day life in New York City.

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