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Antoinette Brim

Capital Community College
Assistant Professor of English
Antoinette Brim, author of These Women You Gave Me (forthcoming in 2017), Icarus in Love and Psalm of the Sunflower, is a Cave Canem Foundation fellow, a recipient of the Walker Foundation Scholarship to the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and a Pushcart Prize nominee.

Her poetry, memoir and critical work has appeared in various journals and magazines, as well as, in anthologies including Villanelles, Stand Our Ground: Poems for Trayvon Martin and Marissa Alexander, Critical Insights: Alice Walker, 44 on 44: Forty-Four African American Writers on the 44th President of the United States, Not A Muse, Just Like A Girl: A Manifesta, and forthcoming in The Whiskey of Our Discontent: an anthology of essays commemorating Ms. Gwendolyn Brooks.

A printmaker and collage artist, Brim recently exhibited both poetry and monoprints in Jazz: An exhibition of Poetry, Prints and Photography at the Sumner McKnight Crosby Jr. Gallery in New Haven, CT and Sheroes, in partnership with the Alliance of Women Veterans at the Grove in New Haven, CT. She serves as President of the Board of Directors of the Creative Arts Workshop in New Haven, CT and Secretary of the Board of Directors of Indolent Arts Foundation based in New York City.

Additionally, Brim hosted a series of Black History Month television programs for the OneWorld Progressive Institute and is a former guest host of Patrick Oliver’s Literary Nation Talk Radio (KABF 88.3, Little Rock) for which she interviewed a variety of entertainers, literary figures, political pundits and community developers. A sought after speaker, editor, educator and consultant, Brim is an Assistant Professor of English at Capital Community College.