Hermine Pinson has published three poetry collections, most recently Dolores is Blue/ Dolorez is Blues and released a cd, Changing the Changes in Poetry & Song, in special collaboration with Estella Majozo and Pulitzer-prize winning poet Yusef Komunyakaa. Pinson’s poetry, fiction, and nonfiction have appeared in numerous journals, including Poedia Mundo, Commonwealth: Contemporary Poets of Virginia, Callaloo, Verse, The Ringing Ear: Black Poets Lean South, African American Review, Shaping Memories and Valley Voices. Her most recent cd is Deliver Yourself, with the Harris Simon Trio. She has had numerous fellowships at, Cave Canem, Macdowell Colony, Yaddo, Soul Mountain, Byrdcliffe Colony, Vermont Studio Center, and The Virginia Foundation for the Humanities. She teaches creative writing and African American literature at the College of William and Mary.
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