Antoinette Brim

Author's Bio

Antoinette Brim, author of THESE WOMEN YOU GAVE ME (2017), ICARUS IN LOVE and PSALM OF THE SUNFLOWER, 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, memoir and critical work has appeared in various journals and magazines, as well as in anthologies including VILLANELLES, STAND OUR GROUND: POEMS FOR TRAYVON MARTIN AND MARISSA ALEXANDER, CRITICAL INSIGHTS: ALICE WALKER, 44 ON 44: FORTY-FOUR AFRICAN AMERICAN WRITERS ON THE 44TH PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES, NOT A MUSE, JUST LIKE A GIRL: A MANIFESTA, and forthcoming in THE WHISKEY OF OUR DISCONTENT: AN ANTHOLOGY OF ESSAYS COMMEMORATING MS. GWENDOLYN BROOKS. A printmaker and collage artist, Brim recently exhibited both poetry and monoprints in “Jazz: An exhibition of Poetry, Prints and Photography” at the Sumner McKnight Crosby Jr. Gallery in New Haven, CT. She serves on the Board of the Creative Arts Workshop in New Haven, CT. Additionally, Brim hosted a series of Black History Month television programs for the OneWorld Progressive Institute and 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, Brim is an Assistant Professor of English at Capital Community College.

Publications and Prizes

Icarus in Love
(Main Street Rag Publishing Company, 2013)
, Psalm of the Sunflower
(Willow Books, 2009)
44 on 44: Forty-Four African American Writers on the 44th President of the United States
(Third World Press, 2011)
, Cave Canem Anthology 2004
(Cave Canem, 2004)
, In Our Own Words: A Generation Defining Itself. Volume 8 anthology
(MW Enterprises, 2010)
, Just like a Girl: A Manifesta
(GirlChild Press, 2008)
, Not a Muse
(Haven Books, 2009)
, Villanelles (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets)
(Everyman, 2012)
Drunken Boat, Reverie: Midwest African American Literature, River Walk Journal, Southern Women's Review, The November 3rd Club, Tidal Basin Review
These Women You Gave Me
(Indolent Books, 2017)

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Last updated: Jul 18, 2016