"For Drunk Mike" by Dorian Hairston
"Manifesto for Black Baseball Players" by Dorian Hairston
DORIAN HAIRSTON is a poet, scholar, and former college athlete from Lexington, KY. He is an Affrilachian Poet and his work has appeared in pluck!, Anthology of Appalachian Writers, and Shale. He currently lives in Lexington where he is completing his MFA in Creative Writing at the University of Kentucky.
Spriggs, Bianca Lynne, and Jeremy Paden, editors. “Biographies.” Black Bone: 25 Years of the Affrilachian Poets, University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 2017, pp. 151–156.