Rosamond S. King

Associate 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 won the 2015 Caribbean Studies Association Gordon K. and Sybil Lewis Prize for the best Caribbean Studies Book. Her scholarship has also appeared in several journals, including Callaloo, The Journal of West Indian Literature, Women and Performance and Thought & Action, the journal of the NEA. King regularly presents at conferences and has spoken about her research around the world. She is also a poet, artist and performer. Her poetry has appeared in more than two dozen journals and anthologies, and she has performed widely at spaces such as Poets House, the African Performance Art Biennale and the Encuentro Performance Festival. She is the recipient of numerous fellowships, awards and creative residencies. King teaches courses in Caribbean and African literature, creative writing, sexuality, performance, and immigrant literature.

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