Reboot Ideas: Anti-Semantics – Sifting Through Whiteness and Jewish Identities
Kevin Coval is an award-winning poet & author of Everything Must Go: The Life & Death of an American Neighborhood, A People’s History of Chicago, and ten other collections and anthologies. He’s a founding editor of The BreakBeat Poets on Haymarket Books, Creative Director of the MacArthur Award-winning cultural organization, Young Chicago Authors & founder of Louder Than a Bomb: The Chicago Youth Poetry Festival. He’s shared stages with The Migos and Nelson Mandela, and his work has been featured on The Daily Show, Poetry Magazine, Poets & Writers, The Chicago Tribune, CNN.com & four seasons of HBO’s Def Poetry Jam.
Adam Mansbach is the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller Go the Fuck to Sleep, as well as the novels Rage is Back, The Dead Run, The Devil’s Bag Man, Angry Black White Boy, and The End of the Jews, winner of the California Book Award, and the bestselling A Field Guide to the Jewish People (with Alan Zweibel and Dave Barry). His debut screenplay for the 2016 Netflix Original film, Barry, was nominated for an Independent Spirit Award and an NAACP Image Award. His next feature, The Handler, produced by Thunder Road and directed by Gerard McMurray, will shoot in fall 2020. His memoir in verse, I Had A Brother Once, is forthcoming from One World in early 2021.