All the Rage
Rosamond S. King
*Author is an award winning & internationally recognized poet, performer, and educator with deep connections to Trinidad and The Gambia. *This book is of interest to people who want to reflect on the lived experiences behind the headlines of police and other state violence, the coronavirus, and the ongoing epidemic of USAmerican racism. This includes black people and other people of color seeking prismatic reflections of our feelings and experiences, and white people who want a window into these experiences. Also of interest to people interested in speculative poetry, innovative poetry, and poetry performance. *Author is winner of Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Poetry *Author is an Associate Professor in the English Department & Director of the Ethyle R. Wolfe Institute for the Humanities at Brooklyn College, City University of New York. *Author has taught literature & creative writing workshops at Long Island University, Denison University, University of the West Indies, Rutgers Newark, Poets House, Museum of Art & Design, and more. *Author is a Fulbright scholar & Telluride scholar. *Author has curated events, performances including: As the Director of the Wolfe Institute, I curate several events, and present and cosponsor more than 50 events a year. I just created a new series called Black Lives: Research and Action. National Women’s Studies Association; collective performance of Zong! by NourbeSe Philip, Poets House, 1 June 2019; poets & drag performers for Brooklyn College’s Lavender Graduation, May 2020 and has acted as a Cultural Advisor & Curator for MOFAD Caribbean City, Museum of Food and Drink. *Author has served on the boards of: LGBTQ+ Museum (not open yet), Digital Library of the Caribbean, and CLAGS (Center for Lesbian & Gay Studies), Audre Lorde Project, and more *Author is the creative editor of sx salon, which appears three times a year *Author is a leading scholar of Caribbean LGBTQ+ life and culture and author of the award-winning scholarly monograph Island Bodies: Transgressive Sexualities in the Caribbean Imagination.