Khadijah Queen is the author of five books of innovative poetry. Her full length collections include Conduit (Black Goat/Akashic Books 2008), featured in Poets & Writers Magazine's Debut Poets issue; Black Peculiar, winner of the 2010 Noemi Press book award and published in 2011; Fearful Beloved (Argos Books 2015); and the verse play Non-Sequitur, which won the 2014 Leslie Scalapino Award for Innovative Women's Performance Writing. The Relationship theater company staged a full production at Theaterlab in NYC for a 10-day run in December 2015. Her fifth book isI'm So Fine: A List of Famous Men & What I Had On, a finalist for the National Poetry Series and forthcoming in spring 2017 from YesYes Books. Individual poems and prose appear in Fence, jubilat, Tin House, Memoir, The Force of What's Possible, Fire and Ink: A Social Action Anthology, Best American Nonrequired Reading and widely elsewhere. Reviews of her work can be found in BOMB Magazine, Los Angeles Magazine, Boston Review, Kenyon Review and many other publications. She has performed internationally and has received residency fellowships from the Cave Canem Foundation, Idyllwild Summer Poetry, Squaw Valley Community of Writers and the Norman Mailer Center in Provincetown. Queen serves as core faculty in poetry and playwriting for the new low-residency Mile-High MFA program at Regis University, and is a doctoral candidate in the English Department at the University of Denver. Visit her website: khadijahqueen.com.
Jack Jones Literary Arts is publicizing I'm So Fine: A List of Famous Men & What I Had On (YesYes Books, March 2017).