Antoinette Brim

Poet

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 & Prizes

Anthologies:
Villanelles (Everyman's Library Pocket Poets) (Everyman, 2012)
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44 on 44: Forty-Four African American Writers on the 44th President of the United States (Third World Press, 2011)
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A Bird Black as the Sun (Green Poet Press, 2011)
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In Our Own Words: A Generation Defining Itself. Volume 8 anthology (MW Enterprises, 2010)
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Not a Muse (Haven Books, 2009)
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Just like a Girl: A Manifesta (GirlChild Press, 2008)
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Cave Canem Anthology 2004 (Cave Canem, 2004)
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Dan River Anthology (Dan River Press, 2003)
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MOTA 3: Courage Anthology (Triple Tree Publishing, 2003)
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Stories of the Wild (Murie Center, 2001)
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WPFW 89.5 Poetry Anthology: The Poet and the Poem (WPFW, 2000)
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Poetry & Prose: An Anthology of writers of Jefferson & Berkeley Counties (Four Seasons Books, 1998)
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Odd Angles of Heaven: Contemporary Poetry by People of Faith (Harold Shaw Publishing, 1994)
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Poetry from the Amicus Journal (Tioga Publishing Company, 1990)
Books:
Science And (FutureCycle Press, 2014)
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Habitat: Stories of Bent Realism (Del Sol Press, 2013)
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Icarus in Love (Main Street Rag Publishing Company, 2013)
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The Lost Ones (Del Sol Press, 2012)
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Narthex and other stories by H.D. (Book Thug, 2011)
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Cosmographia - a post-Lucretian faux micro-epic (Book Thug, 2010)
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22 Skidoo / SubTractions (Book Thug, 2009)
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Bridge of Sand (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2009)
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Psalm of the Sunflower (Willow Books, 2009)
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Mall-hopping with the Great I AM, poems (Somondoco Press, 2006)
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Okie Chronicles (David Robert Books, 2005)
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Soul Cavalcade (Coral Press, 2005)
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The Novice Mourner (Bear Star Press, 2005)
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Stereopticon (David Robert Books, 2004)
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To day --- Minutes only (Goats & Compasses Press, 2004)
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Cutting Time (Coral Press, 2003)
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Dislocations in Crystal (Coach House, 2003)
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Life Inside: A Memoir (Washington Square Press, 2003)
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Embalming Mom (University of Iowa Press, 2002)
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Saunter (University of Georgia Press, 2002)
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Autobiography of So-and-So (New Issues Press, 2001)
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Greatest Hits: 1981-2000 (Pudding House Publications, 2001)
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Pink Cadillac (Coral Press, 2001)
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Finding It (Mille Grazie Press, 2000)
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Playing in Traffic (Founder's Hill Press, 2000)
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The Sting Rays (Electron Press, 2000)
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Guilty as Charged (Cross-Cultural Communications, 1999)
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Learning By Heart (University of Iowa Press, 1999)
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Between Ourselves (Backwoods Broadsides, 1997)
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The Best of Cream City Rev (University of Wisconsin Milwaukee Press, 1997)
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Zen Yentas in Bondage (Cross-Cultural Communications, 1997)
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New Poems of the River Spirits (University of Pittsburgh Press, 1996)
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A Calendar of Worship & Other Poems (Plane Bucket Press, 1995)
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Iterations of the Diagonal (Shuffaloff Books, 1995)
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Embracing the Fall (Plain View Press, 1994)
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Postmortem (University of Georgia Press, 1994)
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Cutting Stone (Houghton Mifflin, 1992)
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Shepherdstown Historic Firsts (Four Seasons Books, 1992)
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College Handbook of Creative Writing (Harcourt Brace, 1991)
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These Are My Shoes (Boz, 1991)
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The Dream Givers (Lake Shore Publishing, 1990)
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Noah's Daughter (University of Western Florida, 1988)
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The Panhandler (University of Western Florida, 1988)
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The Way to Heron Mountain, Poems (Night Tree Press, Rome, NY, 1986)
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The Game (Scribner, 1973)
Chapbook:
These Women You Gave Me (Indolent Books, 2017)
Journals:
ABZ #1
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Agenda
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Ally
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Antietam Review
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Art/Life Limited Editions
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Askew Poetry
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Atlanta Review
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Atlantic Monthly
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Colorado Quarterly
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Drunken Boat
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Fiction Network
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Georgetown Review
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Half Tones to Jubilee
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House Organ
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McCall's
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Media & Methods
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Mississippi Review
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Mississippi Valley Review
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Mother Jones
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Nebraska Review
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Negative Capability
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Noah's Daughter
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Omni
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Parnassus
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Potomac Review
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Provincetown Arts
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Quarry West
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Reconfigurations
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Reverie: Midwest African American Literature
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Rivendell
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River Walk Journal
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San Francisco Bay Guardian
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Snake Nation Review
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Solo
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Southern Women's Review
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The Armchair Aesthete
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The Bridge
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The Dos Passos Review
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The Griffin
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The New Yorker
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The November 3rd Club
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The Other Side
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Timber Creek Review
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Ultramar Literatura
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Woman Poet
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Writer's Almanac
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Yankee Magazine
Performances:
Beyond Baroque (2011)
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Cobalt Cafe (2011)
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SoapBox Poets (2011)
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Writer's Row (2011)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
African American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Newark
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Last update: May 16, 2019