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Affrilachian Poets

Works of Remica Bingham-Risher


REMICA BINGHAM-RISHER earned an MFA from Bennington College, is a Cave Canem fellow and a member of the Affrilachian Poets. Her first book, Conversion (Lotus, 2006), won the Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Award. Her second book, What We Ask of Flesh (Etruscan, 2013), was shortlisted for the Hurston/ Wright Legacy Award. Her third book, Starlight & Error (Diode, 2017), won the Diode Editions Book Award. 


Spriggs, Bianca Lynne, and Jeremy Paden, editors. “Biographies.” Black Bone: 25 Years of the Affrilachian Poets, University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, 2017, pp. 151–156.