DéLana R.A. Dameron

DéLana R.A. Dameron is the author of How God Ends Us, a collection of poems selected by Elizabeth Alexander for the 2008 South Carolina Poetry Book Prize. Dameron’s poetry, non-fiction and fiction have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies and she has received fellowships from the Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts, the Cave Canem Foundation, Soul Mountain Retreat, and New York University where she received her MFA in poetry. Dameron has conducted readings, workshops, and lectures all across the United States, Central America, and Europe. A native of Columbia, South Carolina, she currently resides in Brooklyn, and writes about running the New York City Marathon, and writing and education at www.delanaradameron.com.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

In Church in Charleston

"Black churches, regardless of how one feels about religion , have been a vital institution in the quest for Black liberation in this country."...


The Holy City: Charleston, A Remembrance
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