Mwatabu S. Okantah

Poet

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

Publications & Prizes

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)
Books:
Reconnecting Memories: Dreams No Longer Deferred (Africa World Press, 2004)
,
Cheikh Anta Diop: Poem for the Living (Black History Museum/Umum Loh Publications, 1997)
,
Collage (Lotus Press, Inc., 1984)
,
Afreeka Brass (CSU Poetry Center, 1983)

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
African American
Prefers to work with: 
Incarcerated individuals, Teachers
Born in: 
Orange
Raised in: 
Vaux Hall, NJ
New Jersey
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Last update: Apr 07, 2005