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Samantha Thornhill

Author's Bio

I do not regret the spiders I have swallowed, for in the after life of my inside, they dangle on from their doilies undisturbed.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Odetta: Queen of Folk (Scholastic, 2010)
Anthologies:
Spaces Between Us: HIV/ Aids Anthology (Third World Press, 2010), Gathering Ground (University of Michigan Press, 2006), Cave Canem Anthology IX (Cave Canem, 2004), Cave Canem Anthology VIII (Cave Canem, 2003)
Journals:
African American Review, Cimarron Review, Crab Orchard Review, Indiana Review, Louisville Review, Meridian, Poets & Artists Magazine, Rhapsoidia, The Massachusetts Review, Two Review
Performances:
Budapest Slam 3, Hungary (2010), House on Fire, Swaziland (2010), Speak the Mind, Cape Town, South Africa (2010), Celebrate Brooklyn!, Prospect Park Bandshell - New York, NY (2009), Arts Alive Festival - Johannesburg, South Africa (2007)
Prizes:
Henry Hoyns Fellowship-University of Virginia, Cody Harris Writing Award

Samantha Thornhill Resume

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Listing last updated: August 22, 2011

More Information

Listed as:
Poet, Spoken Word Artist
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
Caribbean American
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Port of Spain
Raised in:
West Palm Beach, FL

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