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Camonghne Felix

Camonghne Felix, M.A. is a poet, a writer, speaker, & political strategist living in New York City.  She received an M.A. in Arts Politics from NYU, an MFA from Bard College, & has received Fellowships from Cave Canem, Callaloo & Poets House.

Her first full-length collection of poems, Build Yourself a Boat, was a 2017 University of Wisconsin Press Brittingham & Pollak Prize finalist, a 2017 Fordham University Poets Out Loud semi-finalist, & is forthcoming from Haymarket Books in 2019. The author of the chapbook Yolk,  she was recently listed by Black Youth Project as a "Black Girl From the Future You Should Know." 

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  • Build Yourself a Boat

    • Galleys available

    • Review copies sent to major dailies like New York Times, Chicago Tribune, etc. as well as online, Black interest, and poetry outlets like Poetry Magazine, Poets & Writers, Ebony, Jet, Blavity, Buzzfeed, Mic, and others.

    • Launch events in Chicago, Boston, and New York City

    • Features in Poets & Writers, Teen Vogue, For Harriett, The Rumpus, Buzzfeed, Shondaland

    • Advertising in Poets and Writers, Poetry, Kenyon Review

    • Promotion at the 2019 Association of Writers & Writing Programs conference

    • Submission to poetry awards

    • Publicity and promotion in conjunction with the author's speaking engagements

    • Promotion through social media: Haymarket Books has 40k Twitter followers and 48k Facebook fans

    • Promotion on the author's website http://clfelix.com/