Roger Bonair-Agard

Roger Bonair-Agard is author of tarnish & masquerade, (Cypher Books, 2006), GULLY (Cypher Books, 2010), Bury My Clothes (Haymarket Books, 2013), which was long listed for the National Book Award, and Where Brooklyn At?! (Willow Books/Aquarius Press, 2016).

Among the places his poetry and prose have been published are Rattapallax, Louisville University ReviewSeneca Review, Union Station Magazine, Harvard Review Online, Gulf Coast, Academy of American Poets – Poem a Day, Drunken Boat, Poetry Magazine Online, Callaloo, Apex Magazine, Crab Orchard Review, Pluck! – Journal of Affrilachian Literature and the anthologies Circe’s Lament: Anthology of Wild Women Poetry, The BreakBeat Poets: New American Poetry in the Age of Hip-Hop, The Bowling Was Superfine: West Indian Writing and West Indian Cricket, So Much Things to Say: 100 poets from the first 10 years of Calabash Literary Festival, and Cave Canem.

Roger is Writer-in-Residence at Brooklyn’s National Sawdust, co-founder of NYC’s LouderARTS Project, and frontman for the band Miyamoto is Black Enough. Founding member of NYC’s Vision Into Art, and creator and facilitator of The Baldwin Protocols: Reading Series, he is Program Director with Free Write Arts & Literacy at Cook County Juvenile Temporary Detention Center.