L. Lamar Wilson, vice-president

L. Lamar Wilson is the author of Sacrilegion—the 2012 selection for the Carolina Wren Press Poetry Series, a 2013 Independent Publishers Group bronze medalist, and a 2013 Thom Gunn Award for Gay Poetry finalist—and co-author of Prime: Poetry and Conversation (Sibling Rivalry Press, 2014), with Phillip B. Williams, Rickey Laurentiis, Saeed Jones, and Darrel Alejandro Holnes. The Changing Same, a documentary short film based upon his Pushcart-nominated poem "Resurrection Sunday," won a special jury prize at the 2018 New Orleans Film Festival.  

His poems and essays have appeared in African American Review, Black Gay Genius (2014), Callaloo, Crab Orchard Review, Crazyhorse, jubilat, Muzzle, The 100 Best African American Poems (2010), Oxford American, Please Excuse This Poem: 100 Poets for the Next Generation (2015), Prairie Schooner, Rattle, Vinyl, The Washington Post/The Root, and elsewhere. Wilson, a Cave Canem and Callaloo graduate fellow and Florida A&M University alum, holds an MFA from Virginia Tech and a doctorate in African American and multiethnic American poetics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He teaches creative writing at The University of Alabama and in the low-residency MFA program at Mississippi University for Women.

Contact him by email at llamarwilson@gmail.com.