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Camonghne Felix

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MA Arts Politics, Class of 2016

Camonghne Felix is a poet, speaker, and Speechwriter for Governor Andrew Cuomo. She is an MFA Candidate at Bard College, an MA Candidate in Arts Politics at NYU, a Callaloo Fellow, a 2012 Pushcart Prize nominee, and the 2013 recipient of the Cora Craig Award for Young Women. She is an Urban Word NYC mentor, and the founder of Firefly Brigade. You can find her work in various spaces, including Youtube, and publications like Apogee, Union Station, Poetry Magazine, Teen Vogue and Huffington Post. She is also the author of the chapbook Yolk, published via Penmanship Books 2015. In February of 2015, she was listed by Black Youth Project as a "Black Girl From the Future You Should Know,"