Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Camille T. Dungy, Oscar Bermeo, & DeWayne Dickerson

December 3, 2008

Dewyane Dickerson is the recipient of the 2007 New York Foundation for the Arts' Fellowship in Poetry. His first book, "chunky", became the subject of a documentary that was screened in independent film festivals throughout the country. He currently lives in Oakland with his baby daughter.

Born in Ecuador and raised in the Bronx, Oscar Bermeo is a BRIO (Bronx Recognizes Its Own) award-winning poet who now makes his home in Oakland, where he is the Editor-in-Chief for Tea Party magazine and lives with his wife, poeta Barbara Jane Reyes.
For more information on Oscar and his poetry, please visit

Camille T. Dungy is the author of What to Eat, What to Drink, What to Leave for Poison (Red Hen Press, 2006), a finalist for the PEN Center USA 2007 Literary Award and the Library of Virginia 2007 Literary Award. Dungy has received fellowships from organizations including the National Endowment for the Arts, The Virginia Commission for the Arts, the Bread Loaf Writer's Conference, the Dana Award, and the American Antiquarian Society. She is currently Associate Professor in the Creative Writing Department at San Francisco State University.

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