Samantha Thornhill

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c/o Adrienne Ingrum
New York, NY 10039
Phone: 
(646) 537-5306

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

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, Trinidad and Tobago
Raised in: 
West Palm Beach, FL
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Last updated: Aug 22, 2011