Mwatabu S. Okantah

c/o Department of Pan-African Studies Kent State University
Kent, OH 44242-0001
Phone: 
(330) 672-2300

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Afreeka Brass
(CSU Poetry Center, 1983)
, Cheikh Anta Diop: Poem for the Living
(Black History Museum/Umum Loh Publications, 1997)
, Collage
(Lotus Press, 1984)
, Reconnecting Memories: Dreams No Longer Deferred
(Africa World Press, 2004)
Anthologies: 
Beyond The Frontier: African-American Poetry for the 21st Century
(Black Classic Press, 2002)
, The Second Set: The Jazz Poetry Anthology Volume 2
(Indiana University Press, 1996)
, Why L.A. Happened
(Third World Press, 1993)

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
African American
Prefers to work with: 
Prisoners, Teachers
Born in: 
Orange, United States
Raised in: 
Vaux Hall, NJ, United States
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Last updated: Apr 07, 2005