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Jacob Kobina Ayiah Mensah

Jacob Kobina Ayiah  Mensah[(╥║│═╚╣╕╞│╬╕─╕╣│╘╘╞╚╕─│Ħ) (also known in the Turtle Mountains, North Dakota, as Sitting Mountain)], a self-made Ojibwa, Basque, Catalan, Spanish, gypsy, a Black African tribe and Greek descent and a multilingual poet, multidisciplinary artist, and algebraist, works in mixed media. His most recent poetry chapbook is Kind Haven (The Operating System, 2020) and a full-length poetry collection in Spanish, agua y color, is forthcoming from Valparaiso Poetry Press. His poetry, songs, prose, art and hybrid works have appeared in numerous journals, including JMWW, Constellations, New Note Poetry, Chapter House Journal, Red Ogre Review, Newfound, The New Southern Fugitives, Inverted Syntax, The Elevation, Moon Shadow Sanctuary, Passenger Journal, Twisted Vine Literary Arts Journal, Millennial Pulp Literary Magazine, Trampoline, 1-70 Review, Beautiful Cadaver Project Pittsburgh, The Meadow, Beyond Words Literary Magazine, Rigorous, The Decadent Review, FOLK Magazine, Wards Lit Magazine, Cadinal Sins, zines + things, Juked, Juke Joint Magazine,  The William and Mary Review, Helen Literary Magazine, In Parentheses, Genre: Urban Arts, Roanoke Review, filling Station, Hawk & Whippoorwill, The Indianapolis Review, The Sandy River Review, Blackbox Manifold, Cordite Poetry Review, Amethys Review, Rogue Agent, Whimperbang, Emerys Journal, Night Music Journal, Cantos: A literary and Arts Journal, Abstract: Contemporary Expressions, Thirty West Publishing House, Aaduna, Terror House Magazine, Ygdrasil: A Journal of the Poetic Arts,  Castabout Art & Literature, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades, Hooligan Magazine, Unlikely Stories Mark V, Otoliths, Oddball Magazine, UTSANGA, Pithead Chapel, Wingless Dreamer, Cathexis Northwest Press, University of North Dakota, Meat for Tea, Fireflies' Light: A Magazine of Short Poems and others. His works in abstract mathematics include Arthur Algebras, Haiku Algebra, c-Algebra, Ỽ-Functions, Nortan Group, and Epic Ring. He lives in the southern part of Ghana, in Spain, and the Turtle Mountains, North Dakota.