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Remica Bingham-Risher, a native of Phoenix, Arizona, is an alumna of Old Dominion University and Bennington College. She is a Cave Canem fellow and Affrilachian Poet. Among other journals, her work has been published in The Writer’s Chronicle, New Letters, Callaloo and Essence. She is the author of Conversion (Lotus, 2006) winner of the Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Award, What We Ask of Flesh (Etruscan, 2013) shortlisted for the Hurston/Wright Award and Starlight & Error (Diode Editions, 2017) winner of the Diode Editions Book Award. She is the Director of Quality Enhancement Plan Initiatives at Old Dominion University and resides in Norfolk, VA with her husband and children.
Features & Interviews
- "Poem: We See 'The Lion King' on Broadway, I Enter the Pride." The New York Times Magazine. ed. Rita Dove. 7 December 2018.
- "The Wardrobe's Best Dressed: Starlight & Error by Remica Bingham-Risher." The Sundress Blog: The Wardrobe. ed. Natalie Giarratano. 7 - 11 May 2018.
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