Keith S. Wilson

Keith S. Wilson is an Affrilachian poet and a Cave Canem fellow. Other honors include a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, an Elizabeth George Foundation Grant, an Illinois Arts Council Agency Award, a Kenyon Review Fellowship, and a Wallace Stegner Fellowship. Wilson’s first book, Fieldnotes on Ordinary Love (Copper Canyon), was recognized by the New York Times as one of the best poetry books of 2019.

Keith S. Wilson


5. spell to trace a rainbow to its apogee

I will say it plainly: in America, the ostensible pursuit of objectivity has historically served to silence Black voices. This is true in the field of journalism, in every hall of the justice system, and even in each of the vast and sacrosanct schools of science. Over and over, institutions and writers and police officers […]

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