Kendra Hamilton

434-982-2961
kh4d@virginia.edu

Women, Gender & Sexuality
227D Minor Hall
PO Box 400172
Charlottesville, Virginia  22904-4172

A.B., Duke University
M.F.A, Louisiana State University
Ph.D., University of Virginia

 
Kendra Hamilton is a poet, essayist, and scholar of the literature and culture of the South who returned to the academy after enjoying a decade-long career as an award-winning journalist. Kendra did her undergraduate work at Duke University, earned an M.F.A. from Louisiana State University and her Ph.D. from the University of Virginia.
One of only 12 Southern writers to be invited to the Spoleto Festival USA’s 2000 forum on the Confederate flag, her essays and poetry have appeared in journals such as Callaloo, The Southern Review, and Shenandoah, while her debut poetry collection, The Goddess of Gumbo, was published in 2006. Scholarly work on the Gullah/Geechee region is forthcoming in a special "Southern routes and roots" section of Mississippi Quarterly, and she is featured as well in such recent anthologies as Angles of Ascent: A Norton Anthology of Contemporary African American Poetry, Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry, and Shaping Memories: Reflections of 25 African American Women Writers.

Selected Publications:
The Goddess of Gumbo (Wordtech Communications, 2006)
 
Personal Website:  http://kendrahamilton.com/
Personal Blog:  http://kendrahamilton.com/wordpress/

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Hanadi Al-Samman

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Lawrie Balfour

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