Cover Photo: Illustration by Sirin Thada for Catapult
Illustration by Sirin Thada for Catapult


Though, no man can disappoint me / as much as the body I was / born into. Kidding, obvi. I’m Chilling!

GET FUCKED & DIE! Poetica”
with thanks to my #HotNihilistSummer beloveds, Paul + Meaghan + Hayley

George Abraham (they/he) is a Palestinian American poet from Jacksonville, FL. They are the author of the debut poetry collection Birthright (Button Poetry), a board member for the Radius of Arab American Writers, and a recipient of fellowships from Kundiman and The Boston Foundation. Their poetry and essays have appeared in The American Poetry Review, The Paris Review, The Missouri Review, West Branch, Mizna, and elsewhere. He is based in Somerville, MA, where he is a Bioengineering PhD candidate at Harvard University, and teaches in Writing, Literature, and Publishing at Emerson College.