Camille D. Yarbrough

80 Saint Nicholas Ave Unit 4G
New York, NY 10026
Phone: 
2128657460

Author's Bio

Camille Yarbrough is an award-winning author, poet, writer, performance artist, composer, and lyricist. Camille Yarbrough wrote a three-part series “Black Dance In America” 1980-1981 was published by Black Collegian Magazine. Female Style and Beauty in Ancient Africa: A Photo Essay was published in The Journal of African Civilization’s Black Women in Antiquity edited by Ivan Van Sertima. Eight Page excerpt of Nana Camille Yarbrough’s soon to be published autobiography “Strip Down Personal” pages 160-167 is in the current issue of Black Renaissance Noire. (Volume 17, Issue 2, Fall 2017) Camille Yarbrough is interviewed in the forthcoming documentary Conversations: The Black Radical Tradition by Ed Stokes.

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Cornrows
(Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1979)
, Tamika & the Wisdom Rings
(Random House, 1994)
, The Shimmershine Queens
(Putnam, 1989)
, The Little Tree Growing in the Shade
(Coward, McCann & Geoghegan, 1985)
Journals: 
Black Collegian

Personal Favorites

Favorite Authors: 
Toni Morrison, Alice Childress, Charles Dickens, Ta-Nehisi Coates

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet, Spoken Word Artist
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
African American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Chicago, IL
Raised in: 
Chicago, IL
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Last updated: Apr 16, 2018