K. Lorraine Graham was born in Norfolk and raised in Denver, La Serena, San Jose, Tabubil, Mexico City, Guangzhou and Maine. She’s a graduate of the University of California, San Diego, where she earned an M.F.A. in interdisciplinary writing, and George Washington University, where she studied Chinese and East Asian studies. Her work has been shown at But_Also, STABLE, Washington Printmakers Gallery, and Open Studio D.C, all in Washington, D.C., and Maison de Cultures in Brussels and Het Zilverhof in Ghent. She has performed at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions and Post Moot I and II.

She is the author of The Rest Is Censored (Bloof Books) and Terminal Humming (Edge Books), as well as Semiotic Squares, a book of drawings from Primary Writing. She has also written numerous zines and chapbooks, including My Little Neoliberal Pony (Insert Blanc). 

Lorraine has taught creative writing, digital rhetoric and composition at The Corcoran, California State University, San Marcos, and the University of California, San Diego. She has also curated numerous reading and performance series, including In Your Ear at the District of Columbia Arts Center. When she lived in San Diego, she curated Agitprop, an innovative, interdisciplinary performance series for poets and artists with text-based practices. In partnership with the San Diego Museum of Art, she curated a series of bilingual readings and talks featuring writers and translators from Tijuana. Lorraine is an artist at STABLE Arts in Washington, D.C., where she also lives.