Rosamond S. King

Rosamond S. King

Brooklyn College

Rosamond S. King (she/her) is a critical and creative writer whose scholarly work focuses on sexuality, performance, and literature in the Caribbean and Africa.

Her book Island Bodies: Transgressive Sexualities in the Caribbean Imagination received the Caribbean Studies Association best book award, and her research has been supported by the Fulbright and Ford, Mellon, and Woodrow Wilson Foundations. Her poetry collection is Rock|Salt|Stone, and she has performed around the world.

King is co-chair of the Caribbean International Resource Network, president of the Organization of Women Writers of Africa, and associate professor of English at Brooklyn College, part of the City University of New York.