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Rosamond King


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

A critical and creative writer and artist, King's book Island Bodies: Transgressive Sexualities in the Caribbean Imagination won the 2015 Caribbean Studies Association best book prize. Her scholarship has appeared in many journals including The Journal of West Indian Literature and Women & Performance. King regularly presents her research at conferences around the world. Her poetry appears in the Lambda Award-winning collection Rock | Salt | Stone, the Lambda-nominated collection All the Rage, 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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