Pamela Sneed Lincoln

Book Launch for Pamela Sneed’s Lincoln

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Book Launch for Pamela Sneed’s Lincoln
June 14, 2014 7:00 PM
June 14, 2014 9:00 PM
646 457 0859
June 2, 2014
Bureau of General Services–Queer Division
646 457 0859
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83A Hester St., New York, NY, 10002, United States
Pamela Sneed Lincoln

Join us for the launch of Pamela Sneed‘s latest chapbook of poetry, Lincoln. Pamela will read from Lincoln and other new work, and will sign copies following the reading.


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Pamela Sneed is a New York based poet and actress, featured in The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, Time Out, Bomb, VIBE, and on the cover of New York Magazine. She is author of Imagine Being More Afraid of Freedom Than Slavery, published by Henry Holt in April 1998 andKONG and other works published by Vintage Entity Press 2009. She has performed original works for sold out houses at Lincoln Center, P.S. 122, Ex-Teresa in Mexico City, The ICA London, The CCA in Glasgow Scotland, The Green Room in Manchester England, and BAM cafe. She has headlined the New Work Now festival at Joe’s Pub/Public Theater. In 2013, she performed at Central Park Summer Stage, The Whitney Museum of Art, Columbia University’s, “Geographies of Mass Incarceration.” In 2011, she performed in South Africa, in collaboration with the women’s organization FEW. She is a guest faculty member at Sarah Lawrence teachingWriting for Solo Performance and Solo Performance in Production.  Her work is included in The 100 Best African American Poems edited by Nikki Giovanni.  Her recent publications include work in Best Monologues from Best American Short Plays, Future Perfect, and LIU Teaching Narratives.


“Pamela Sneed’s latest ode breathes history, poetry, intellection, and mystery into the mouth of the world, making us, along with her characters and sensibility, sing, and sing.”


Hilton Als, Staff Writer, The New Yorker