Baron James Ashanti

1523 South 20th Atreet
Rogers , AR 72758
917 697 0795

Author's Bio

I am a Who's Who Poet.I am Listed in: Who's Who in America; Who's Who in The World; Who's Who in American Education; Who's Who in America, Writers Editors,Poets; Who's Who in North American Poetry; The International Who's Who in Poetry; The International Writer's and Author's Who's Who; With regards to execution, I believe in excellence and a poem written without passion is a felony.

Publications and Prizes

Behta Bayda--Floating Raft
(Xlibris, 2013)
, Dark Flowers
(Xlibris Publishing, 2011)
, Nova
(Harlem River Press, 1990)
, Nubiana II
(Shamal Books, 1979)
, The Moon & The Dragon
(Xlibris, 2013)
Dark Eros: a Celebration of Afro-American Eroticism
(St. Martin's Press, 1997)
, In The West Of Ireland
(Enright House, 1992)
, The Second Set: Jazz Poetry Anthology
(Indiana University Press, 1996)
African Voices, Brilliant Corners, drumvoices, Essence, Eyeball Magazine, Greenfield Review, Journal of Black Poetry, Obsidian, Pan African Journal, Paramour, Race Today, Telephone, The Four Quarters Magazine, The Irish Witness
Brownstone Poets, Countee Cullen Regional Library
, Crandall Library --Glens Falls, N.Y., Edna S. Vincent Millay Estate, Fashion Moda, Goddess Festival, Habitat World-New Delhi India
, Howard University
, India International Centre, New Delhi, India
, knitting factiory
, knitting factory
, Mid Manhatten Library, Poetry City , Poetry City/Teachers & Writers, Poets in Public Service , Pollock-Krasner House, East Hampton, Southern University
, Temple University
, The Art of Being International Festival, The Colony Cafe--Woodstock, N.Y., The Library Lounge, The Rock Bar, Belfast, Northern Ireland
, Tribal Rhoads Sculpture Garden, Walt Whitman's Birthplace, Yates House, Sligo, Ireland
Prizes Won: 
Killeen Prize, Saint Peters College (1982) Pen Writer's Grant 1985 & 1987

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now: 
The Red Book by Carl Jung

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet, Spoken Word Artist
Gives readings: 
Travels for readings: 
Identifies as: 
African American
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Teachers
Born in: 
New York City
Raised in: 
New York City, NY
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Last updated: Jul 26, 2016