Critical and creative writer and performer Rosamond S. King draws on reality to present non-literal, culturally and politically engaged interpretations of African diaspora experiences. Her book Island Bodies: Transgressive Sexualities in the Caribbean Imagination was named “Best Book” by the Caribbean Studies Association.

King’s poetry collections include All the Rage and the Lambda Award-winning Rock | Salt | Stone. Her essays have appeared in LitHub, the Ms. blog, Sargasso, The Progressive, The Caribbean Review of Gender Studies, and elsewhere. She has performed at biennales, festivals, bookstores, and other venues around the world and in cyberspace.

King is Professor and Director of the Institute for the Humanities at Brooklyn College, part of the City University of New York.