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Mark-Anthony Lewis is a writer and comedian from East Providence, RI. As one of New England’s top Bird Comics, Mark-Anthony has performed at clubs like The Comedy Studio and Laugh Boston. He was a semifinalist in New England’s Funniest Comedian and produces the award-winning show Sweater Comedy.

He has recently published the essay “Uncle Remus’s Shack” in Potterversity: Essays Exploring the World of Harry Potter, and the poem “The Girl Who Left Earth to Find Out about the Blues” in Conjuring Worlds: An Afrofuturist Textbook.

Mark-Anthony enjoys coffee Awful Awfuls and pumpkin whoopie pies. You can follow him on Instagram at @snarkanthony. •