Poet and Open Border Radical/Abolitionist


Kim Sousa is a Brazilian American poet, open border radical and abolitionist. She was born in Goiânia, Goiás and immigrated to Austin, Texas with her family at age five. Her work is an indictment of The State, an exploration of immigrant identity,

mixed ethnicities and unbelonging/displacement. Her poems are ecocritical and political, containers for rage and disruption that interrogate every border. She asks what it means to be both implicated and complicit in whiteness while at the same time being othered by it—to be granted the ultimate privilege: erasure.

portraits copyright Emily Sousa


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