Rosamond King

Assistant Professor

Location: 4215 Boylan Hall
Phone: 718.951.5000 x3657
Fax: 718.951.4612

King is a critical and creative writer and artist. Her book Island Bodies: Transgressive Sexualities in the Caribbean Imagination is forthcoming from the University Press of Florida. Her scholarship has also appeared in several journals, including Callaloo, The Journal of West Indian Literature and Women and Performance. She has work forthcoming in The Caribbean Review of Gender Studies. King regularly presents at conferences and has spoken about her research throughout the Americas and in Africa. She is also a poet, artist and performer. Her poetry has appeared in more than a dozen journals and anthologies, and she has performed widely at spaces such as Poets House, Dixon Place and Dansspace. She is the recipient of numerous fellowships, awards and creative residencies. King teaches courses in Caribbean literature, creative writing, sexuality in the African diaspora, performance in the African diaspora, and immigrant literature.

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