Kwame Dawes

Poet

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

Publications & Prizes

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

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 update: Feb 01, 2006