Arriel Vinson

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Arriel Vinson is a Tin House Winter Workshop alum and Midwesterner who writes about being young, black, and in search of freedom. She earned her MFA in Fiction from Sarah Lawrence College and received a B.A. in Journalism from Indiana University. Her poetry, fiction, and essays have appeared in Cosmonauts Avenue, Waxwing, [PANK] Magazine, Lunch Ticket, Electric Lit and others. She is a 2019 Kimbilio Fellow. You can find her on Twitter @SincerelyArri. 


Cover Photo: Illustration by Shanee Benjamin for Catapult
After Divorce at Twenty-Four, Lizzo Taught Me to Love Myself Again

"Juice" had the type of lyrics that forced me out of my solitude, whether I wanted to be out of it or not.

Feb 06, 2020