Cortney Lamar Charleston

Cortney Lamar Charleston lives in Jersey City, NJ. He is a Cave Canem fellow, an alumnus of the University of Pennsylvania’s performance poetry collective, The Excelano Project, and a founder of BLACK PANTONE, an inclusive digital cataloging of black identity. His poetry has appeared, or is forthcoming, in Rattle, Beloit Poetry Journal, Eleven Eleven, Crab Orchard Review, The Normal School, Folio, J Journal, Kweli Journal, Winter Tangerine Review, CURA: A Literary Magazine of Art & Action, and elsewhere. He has received nominations for the Pushcart Prize and Best of the Net.