Samantha Thornhill

Poet, Spoken Word Artist

c/o Adrienne Ingrum
New York, NY 10039
Phone: 
(646) 537-5306

Author's Bio

I do not regret the spiders I have swallowed, for in the after life of my inside, they dangle on from their doilies undisturbed.

Publications & Prizes

Poetry

Anthologies:
Spaces Between Us: HIV/ Aids Anthology (Third World Press, 2010)
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Gathering Ground (University of Michigan Press, 2006)
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Cave Canem Anthology IX (Cave Canem, 2004)
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Cave Canem Anthology VIII (Cave Canem, 2003)
Book:
Odetta: Queen of Folk (Scholastic, 2010)
Journals:
African American Review
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Crab Orchard Review
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Poets & Artists Magazine
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Rhapsoidia
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Two Review

Spoken Word

Performances:
Budapest Slam 3, Hungary (2010)
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House on Fire, Swaziland (2010)
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Speak the Mind, Cape Town, South Africa (2010)
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Celebrate Brooklyn!, Prospect Park Bandshell - New York, NY (2009)
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Arts Alive Festival - Johannesburg, South Africa (2007)
Prizes won: 

Henry Hoyns Fellowship-University of Virginia, Cody Harris Writing Award

More Information

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
Caribbean American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Fluent in: 
English
Born in: 
Port of Spain
Trinidad and Tobago
Raised in: 
West Palm Beach, FL
Florida
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Last update: Aug 22, 2011