Arriel Vinson

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Arriel Vinson is a Tin House Winter Workshop alumna and Midwesterner who writes about being young, Black, and in search of freedom. She earned her MFA in Fiction from Sarah Lawrence College. Her poetry, fiction, and essays have appeared in Kweli Journal, Shondaland, Waxwing, Electric Literature and others. She is a 2019 Kimbilio Fellow. You can find her on Twitter @arriwrites.


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