Darius Simpson


Darius Simpson is a writer, educator, performer, and skilled living room dancer from Akron, Ohio. He received his BA in Political Science from Eastern Michigan University and is a candidate for his MFA in Creative Writing-Poetry from Mills College. He is the youngest of three and is objectively the funniest among his siblings. He makes the 2nd best pancakes in his family trailing closely behind his sister's. Darius is a recipient of the 2020 Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship and believes in the total liberation of all oppressed people by any means necessary.