Introducing TBR’s February Blogger,
DéLana R.A. Dameron!
DéLana R.A. Dameron holds a B.A. in History from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and has a strong interest in the intersections of history and literature. Her debut collection, How God Ends Us, won the 2008 South Carolina Poetry Book Prize, selected by Elizabeth Alexander. Dameron’s poetry has appeared in numerous journals and anthologies, including The Ringing Ear: Black Poets Lean South, PMS: PoemMemoirStory, 42opus, storySouth, Pembroke Magazine and Borderlands: Texas Poetry Review. She has received fellowships from New York University, the Cave Canem Foundation, Soul Mountain and the Constance Saltonstall Foundation for the Arts. A native of Columbia, South Carolina, Dameron currently resides in New York City.