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Ralphi Burgess is a surrealist artist based in Dallas, TX, U.S.A. and has been creating original and custom artwork professionally since 2013.

Most known for You’re in The Middle of the World

on the cover of the Pulitzer Prize winning book

The Tradition by Jericho Brown


Secondly most known for cryptic musings and surreal imagery. And thirdly, most known for not being known at all just the way we like it. 


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ericho Brown is author of the The Tradition (Copper Canyon 2019), for which he won the Pulitzer Prize. He is the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard, and the National Endowment for the Arts, and he is the winner of the Whiting Award. Brown’s first book, Please (New Issues 2008), won the American Book Award. His second book, The New Testament (Copper Canyon 2014), won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award. His third collection, The Tradition won the Paterson Poetry Prize and was a finalist for the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award. His poems have appeared in The Bennington Review, Buzzfeed, Fence, jubilat, The New Republic, The New York Times, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, TIME magazine, and several volumes of The Best American Poetry. He is the director of the Creative Writing Program and a professor at Emory University.

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