Dante Micheaux

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Dante Micheaux is the author of Circus, which won the Four Quartets Prize from the Poetry Society of America and the T. S. Eliot Foundation and Amorous Shepherd. His poems and translations have appeared in African American Review The American Poetry Review; Callaloo; Literary Imagination; Poem­-ADay; Poetry; Rattapallax; and Tongue—among other journals and anthologies. Micheaux’s other honors include an Amy Clampitt Residency, the Ambit Poetry Prize, and a fellowship from The New York TimesFoundation. He is a Fellow and Director of Programs at Cave Canem Foundation. Micheaux’s most recent work is the libretto for Rolf Hind’s opera Sky In a Small Cage.