Poet, Hybrid Writer, and Performance Artist
Ronaldo V. Wilson is the author of the cross-genre collections Lucy 72 (1913 Press, 2018) and Farther Traveler (Counterpath Press, 2015); Poems of the Black Object (Futurepoem Books, 2009), winner of the Asian American Literary Award in Poetry and the Thom Gunn Award for Gay Poetry; and Narrative of the Life of the Brown Boy and the White Man (University of Pittsburgh, 2008), winner of the 2007 Cave Canem Poetry Prize. Wilson is an Associate Professor in the Literature Department and Creative Writing Program at UC Santa Cruz. With poets Dawn Lundy Martin and Duriel E. Harris, Wilson cofounded the performance-based Black Took Collective.
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