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Rosamond 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 many journals including Callaloo, The Journal of West Indian Literature, and Women and Performance. King regularly presents at conferences and has spoken about her research around the world. Her poetry appears in the Lambda Award-winning collection Rock | Salt | Stone, and more than three dozen journals and anthologies. She has performed widely at spaces such as Poets House, the African Performance Art Biennale and the Encuentro Performance Festival. She is also the recipient of numerous fellowships, awards and creative residencies, and teaches courses in Caribbean and African literature, creative writing, sexuality, performance, and immigrant literature.

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