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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 others. Sneed has performed at the Whitney Museum, Brooklyn Museum, 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. She has won a 2023 Creative Capital Award in literature. 

In 2023 she also premiered a music and performance work at Park Avenue Armory, A Tribute to Big Mama Thornton. Her visual work has shown at EFA, Fresno State University, The Ford Foundation, Leslie Lohman Museum and more. She has had visual solo shows at Laurel Gitlen Gallery and currently in Minneapolis at David Peterson Gallery .

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