Yalie Kamara

transnational writer

Publications

upcoming publications

Music

A Healing poetry/lyrics created for Mourning Jewels, a choral and orchestral production by Indiana University doctoral candidate Sam Ritter, 2018

Chapbook

A Brief Biography of My Name, New-Generation African Poets Chapbook Box Set: Tano, Akashic Books /African Poetry Book Fund, 2018

Interviews

On the Commerce of Intimacy: Dany Laferrière on How to Make Love to a Negro… and Heading South, (with Michael Martin) Black Camera, Volume 9, December, 2017

Julie Dash and Daughters of the Dust by Michael Martin and Yalie Kamara, Black Camera: An International Film Journal, Indiana University Press, 2018

Jessie Maples by Michael Martin and Yalie Kamara, Black Camera: An International Film Journal, Indiana University Press, 2018

Jennifer Smith and The Founding of the Barbados Independent Film Festival, Black Camera: An International Film Journal, Indiana University Press, 2018

Bajan Cinema and the Films of Andrew Millington, Black Camera: An International Film Journal, Indiana University Press, 2018

Published works

Chapbook

When The Living Sing, Ledge Mule Press, Spring, 2017

Poetry

Kyrie Irving Explains the Flat Earth, FreezeRay Poetry, November, 2017

Soumission Chimique, Popup Mag, June, 2017

New America, Monster House Press Quarterly, April, 2017

Haiku Love Letters for Gabby Douglas, Wusgood.Black, October, 3016

When I Ask My Brother Jonathan To Write About Oakland, He Describes His Room, Amazon: Day One, Issue 3.50, October, 2016

Rekia and Oscar and All of Their Sky Cousins, Entropy Mag, September, 2016

Mother's Rules, Vinyl Prose and Poetry Journal, August , 2016

fiction  

Your First Set of Seasons, Black Voices Series, Puerto Del Sol, November 17, 2017

Mirror, The Blueshift Journal, Issue VIII, September 16, 2017

NON-FICTION

Smile, Being, Belonging and Becoming: An Introduction to Reading and Writing for College, Community College of Vermont, 2009

Interviews

Interview with African Film Festival Founder, Mahen Bonetti, Black Film Center/Archive September 12, 2016

Interview with Archivist, Dorothy Berry Part II, Black Film Center/Archive May 24, 2016

Interview with Archivist, Dorothy Berry, Part I, Black Film Center/Archive May 17, 2016

Interview with Filmmaker Nevline Nnaji, Black Film Center/Archive April 7, 2016

TRANSLATION

Benoît Ramampy (1947-1996): A Life Dedicated to Cinema by Dr. Karine Blanchon, Black Camera: An International Journal, Fall 2016, Volume 8, Number 1, Indiana University Press, 2016

Editorial

Archival Notes, Black Camera: An International Journal, Spring 2017, Volume 8, Number 2, Indiana University Press, 2017