Kamilah Aisha Moon

Kamilah Aisha Moon

Assistant Professor of Poetry and Creative Writing

Contact Information

Phone: 404.471.6895
Email: kmoon@agnesscott.edu

Office Location: Buttrick 323

Office Hours: Fall 2018
Wednesday, 1:00-3:00 p.m.
and by appointment

Academic Degrees

B.A., Paine College
M.F.A., Sarah Lawrence College

Teaching and Scholarly Interests

Kamilah Moon is a Pushcart Prize winning poet, and a Lambda award finalist. She has taught poetry at Rutgers University, Medgar Evers College (CUNY, Brooklyn), Adelphi University, and Drew University.

Professional Activities

Poetry Collection:
Starshine and Clay, Four Way Books, 2017

She Has a Name, Four Way Books, 2013

 

Creative Non-fiction Chapbook:
On Nascency, The Center for Faith and Work, 2015.

Kamilah Aisha Moon is a Pushcart Prize winner, a finalist for the CLMP Firecracker Award, Audre Lorde Award from the Publishing Triangle and Lambda Award, and a 2015 New American Poet who has received fellowships to Vermont Studio Center, Rose O'Neill Literary House, Hedgebrook, and Cave Canem. The author of Starshine & Clay (2017) and She Has a Name (2013), both published by Four Way Books, her work has been featured widely, including the Harvard Review, Poem A Day, Prairie Schooner, Boston Review, Oxford American and elsewhere. Moon holds an MFA from Sarah Lawrence College and is an Assistant Professor of Poetry and Creative Writing at Agnes Scott College in Decatur, Georgia.

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