M.L. Thompson is a poet, model, and filmmaker from Cleveland, Ohio. M.L. has performed and
shown work across the U.S. and abroad. He recently graduated from The New School’s Writing
Program, and is currently working on essays exploring Black sanity while throwing poems
around his room in an attempt to configure a chapbook. M.L. is struck by paradox, such as,
intimacy & religion / race & reality / truth & storytelling. You can find his work online and in
print at Winter Tangerine Review, Juked Poetry, Racebaitr, National Book Critics Circle blog,
and elsewhere. Feel out the wave on his Instagram & Twitter @dreamyuncle.