Passwords: Rosamond King on Caribbean Poets of the 20th Century

Passwords: Rosamond King on Caribbean Poets of the 20th Century
25th Anniversary Program
Date and Time: 
May 22, 2012 - 7:00PM
Event Location: 
Kray Hall
Admission: 
$10, $7 for students and seniors, free to Poets House Members

Scholar and poet Rosamond King shares her insights into the groundbreaking output of 20th-century Caribbean poets, including the works of Kamau Brathwaite and M. NourbeSe Philip.

Rosamond King is an artist, a performer, and a poet. Her poetry appears in her chapbook, At My Belly & At My Back (2009), and in numerous journals and anthologies. Her scholarly work appears recently in the book Sex and the Citizen: Interrogating the Caribbean (2011). She is the recipient of a Fullbright Fellowship and is currently a fellow in the Woodrow Wilson Career Enhancement Fellowship. A former professor at Long Island University, she is now Assistant Professor of English at Brooklyn College.

Event Sponsored By: 
Poets House
Event Type: 
Readings and Conversations