Camonghne Felix

Camonghne Felix

Poet | Build Yourself a Boat

Camonghne Felix, M.A. is a poet, political strategist, media junkie and cultural worker. She received an M.A. in Arts Politics from NYU, an MFA from Bard College, and has received Fellowships from Cave Canem, Callaloo and Poets House. Her first full-length collection of poems, Build Yourself a Boat is forthcoming from Haymarket Books in 2019.

Poetry and Process: From Idea to Finished Poem

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In an interview for NPR, former US poet laureate Juan Felipe Herrera describes inspiration as a “great rush of excitement.” “It’s like you’re going to a dance and […] you can’t wait to get on the floor,” he says. When we arrive at a poem as readers, we see it in its polished form. Rarely […]

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