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Antoinette Brim

Author's Bio

Antoinette Brim, author of "Icarus in Love" (poetry) forthcoming from Main Street Rag in February 2013 and "Psalm of the Sunflower" (poetry), is a Cave Canem Foundation fellow, a recipient of the Walker Foundation Scholarship to the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and a Pushcart Prize nominee. Her poetry has appeared in various journals and magazines including the "Tidal Basin Review," "95Notes" and "Southern Women’s Review," as well as, anthologies including "Villanelles," "44 on 44: Forty-Four African American Writers on the 44th President of the United States," "Not A Muse" and "Just Like A Girl: A Manifesta." She is an Assistant Editor of the NAACP Image Award nominated "Surviving and Thriving: 365 Facts in Black Economic History" by Dr. Julianne Malveaux. Additionally Brim is a former guest host of Patrick Oliver’s Literary Nation Talk Radio (KABF 88.3, Little Rock) for which she interviewed a variety of entertainers, literary figures, political pundits and community developers. A sought after speaker, editor, educator and consultant, she teaches at Capital Community College in Hartford Connecticut. Learn more about Antoinette Brim at www.antoinettebrim.com.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Icarus in Love (Main Street Rag Publishing Company, 2013), Psalm of the Sunflower (Willow Books, 2009)
Anthologies:
Villanelles (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets) (Everyman, 2012), 44 on 44: Forty-Four African American Writers on the 44th President of the United States (Third World Press, 2011), In Our Own Words: A Generation Defining Itself. Volume 8 anthology (MW Enterprises, 2010), Not a Muse (Haven Books, 2009), Just like a Girl: A Manifesta (GirlChild Press, 2008), Cave Canem Anthology 2004 (Cave Canem, 2004)
Journals:
Drunken Boat, Reverie: Midwest African American Literature, River Walk Journal, Southern Women's Review, The November 3rd Club, Tidal Basin Review

Please note: All information in the Directory is provided by the listed writers or their representatives.
Listing last updated: October 21, 2012

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Identifies as:
African American
Prefers to work with:
Any
Fluent in:
English
Born in:
Newark, NJ

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