Pamela Sneed

Pamela Sneed is a New York-based poet, performer, visual artist, and educator. She is the author of Funeral Diva (City Lights Books, 2020); Sweet Dreams (Belladonna*, 2018); KONG (Vintage Entity Press, 2009); Imagine Being More Afraid of Freedom than Slavery (Holt, 1998), and other books.

Sneed has performed at the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Brooklyn Museum, The Poetry Project, The High Line, the New Museum, and the Toronto Biennale. She appears in Nikki Giovanni’s “The 100 Best African American Poems” and has been nominated for two Pushcart Prizes.