Jump the Clock: New & Selected Poems
*Author is currently the Program Director, MFA in Creative Writing, Long Island University. *Author has taught at LIU Brooklyn, Wesleyan University, and has been a fellow or visiting writer at Cave Canem, UPenn, Naropa Summer Writing Program, and Bard College. *Author is the recipient of Foundation for Contemporary Art Artist Award, Fund for Poetry grant, Blue Mountain Center Fellowship, Djerassi Foundation Fellowship, and a Duke University/University of Capetown South Africa- Fellowship in Public Policy. *Author was Executive Director of the Twenty-First Century Foundation: a public foundation which supports Black community change. *Author gave keynote address, Imagining the End of the World Keynote at Bard College, 2018. *Author served on the editorial board of Belladonna Feminist Publishing Collective, Obsidian: Literature and Arts in the African Diaspora, The African American Review, and on the boards of St. Mark's Poetry Project, Creative Capital, New York Foundation for the Arts, Segue Foundation, Calvert Social Investment Fund, the New York Regional Association of Grantmakers, and the Proteus Fund, Belladonna Publishing Collaborative (current), Middle Project (current), American Poets Congress (current). *Author has collaborated with dancers in poetry and multi-media performances with Mark Dendy and Stephen Donovan. *Of interest to poets, poet scholars, Women's Studies and Black Studies students, social justice activists, critical race theorists, artists in other mediums.