Millicent A. A. Graham

Poet

Kingston KGN10
Phone: 
18768783744

Author's Bio

Millicent A. A. Graham lives in Kingston, Jamaica. She is the author of two collections of poetry The Damp In Things (Peepal Tree Press, 2009) and The Way Home (Peepal Tree Press, 2014). A fellow of the University of Iowa's International Writing Program, 2009 and an awardee of the Michael and Marylee Fairbanks International Fellowship to Bread Loaf Writer's Conference, 2010. Her work has been published in: So Much Things To Say 100 Calabash Poets; the Jamaica Journal; Caribbean Writer; BIM; City Lighthouse and recently contributed to Yonder Awa, an anthology of Scottish and Caribbean writers for the Empire Cafe Project.

Publications & Prizes

Anthologies:
Kingston Noir (Akashic Books, 2012)
,
So Much Things to Say: 100 Poets from the First Ten Years of the Calabash International Literary Festival (Akashic Books, 2010)
,
The Caribbean Writer (University of the Virgin Islands, 2010)
Books:
The Way Home (Peepal Tree Press, 2014)
,
The Damp In Things (Peepal Tree Press, 2009)
Journals:
Calabash
,
Prizes won: 
  • Observer Lieterary Award, 2007
  • JCDC Literary Award
  • Calabash Writing Fellow, 2005
  • University of Iowa's International Writing Program, 2009
  • The Michael and Marylee Fairbanks International Fellowship to Bread Loaf Writer's Conference, 2010

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Jamaican
Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Any, At Risk Youth, Incarcerated individuals, Seniors
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Kingston
Jamaica
Raised in: 
Kingston
Jamaica
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Last update: Jun 17, 2019