Kwame Dawes

Department of English
Columbia, SC 29208
Phone: 
(803) 777-2096

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
A Place to Hide
(Peepal Tree Press, 2003)
, Bob Marley: Lyrical Genius
(Sanctuary Press, 2003)
, Bruised Totems
(Parallel Press, 2004)
, I Saw Your Face
(Dial Press, 2005)
, Jacko Jacobus
(Peepal Tree Press, 1996)
, Mapmaker
(Smith Doorstop, 2001)
, Midland
(Ohio State University Press, 2001)
, New and Selected Poems
(Peepal Tree Press, 2003)
, One Love
(Metheun, 2001)
, Prophets
(Peepal Tree Press, 1995)
, Requiem
(Peepal Tree Press, 1996)
, Resisting the Anomie
(Goose Lane Editions, 1995)
, Shook Foil
(Peepal Tree Press, 1997)
, Talk Yuh Talk: Interviews with Anglophone Caribbean Poets
(University of Virginia Press, 2001)
, Wheel and Come Again: An Anthology of Reggae Poetry
(Goose Lane Editions, 2001)
, Wisteria
(Red Hen Press, 2006)
Journals: 
Ariel, Black Renaissance, Bomb, Callaloo, DoubleTake, Essence, Georgia Review, Indiana Review, Kunapip: Journal of Post Colonial Writing, London Review of Books, Obsidian, Poetry Review, Puerto del Sol, Spoon River Poetry Review, Wasafiri, Yemassee

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caribbean American
Prefers to work with: 
Children, Teachers
Born in: 
Accra
Raised in: 
Kingston, Jamaica
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Last updated: Feb 01, 2006