Pen Name: None
Born: in Trinidad
Poetry Foundation: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/roger-bonair-agard
Bonair-Agard lives in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional Information
Roger Bonair-Agard is a Cave Canem fellow and two-time National Poetry Slam Champion. He has appeared on HBO’s Def Poetry Jam and PBS NewsHour. He is the Co-founder and Artistic Director of the LouderARTS Project. The writer-in-residence with Vision Into Art and poet-in-residence with Young Chicago Authors, Bonair-Agard also teaches poetry at the Cook County Temporary Juvenile Detention Facility in Chicago. His book, Bury My Clothes, was a long-list finalist for a National Book Award.
Bury My Clothes, Haymarket Books , 2013
Gully, Cypher Books , 2011
Tarnish and Masquerade, Rattapallax Press , 2007
Burning Down the House: Selected Poems from the Nuyorican Poets Cafe's National Poetry Slam Champions, CreateSpace, 2003 - written with Stephen Colman, Guy LeCharles Gonzalez, Alix Olson and Lynne Procope
Titles at Your Library
Bury My Clothes
Release Date: 2013-05-07
Release Date: 2011-09-01
Tarnish and Masquerade
Release Date: 2007-01-01
Burning Down the House : Selected Poems from the Nuyorican Poets Cafe's National Poetry Slam Champions
Release Date: 2003-08-04
Speaking Engagements and Upcoming Appearances
Speaking Engagement Availability: (Yes)
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