Tonya M. Foster

Tonya M. Foster is a Black poet and the author of La Grammaire des Os (joca seria, 2016) and A Swarm of Bees in High Court (Belladonna*, 2015). The recipient of fellowships from the Radcliffe Institute, the New York Foundation for the Arts, the Ford Foundation, and the Mellon Foundation, she is the George & Judy Marcus Chair in Poetry at San Francisco State University. She lives in West Oakland, on the unceded land of the Ohlone in the Confederated Villages of Lisjan.