Individual Author Record
Name: Roger Bonair-AgardPen Name: None Genre: C:ADULT Poetry Born: in Trinidad Sites:
Illinois ConnectionBonair-Agard lives in Chicago.
Biographical and Professional InformationRoger Bonair-Agard is a Cave Canem fellow and two-time National Poetry Slam Champion. He has appeared on HBO’s Def Poetry Jam and PBS NewsHour. He is the Co-founder and Artistic Director of the LouderARTS Project. The writer-in-residence with Vision Into Art and poet-in-residence with Young Chicago Authors, Bonair-Agard also teaches poetry at the Cook County Temporary Juvenile Detention Facility in Chicago. His book, ''Bury My Clothes'', was a long-list finalist for a National Book Award.
''Bury My Clothes'', Haymarket Books , 2013''Gully'', Cypher Books , 2011''Tarnish and Masquerade'', Rattapallax Press , 2007''Burning Down the House: Selected Poems from the Nuyorican Poets Cafe's National Poetry Slam Champions'', CreateSpace, 2003 - written with Stephen Colman, Guy LeCharles Gonzalez, Alix Olson and Lynne