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Prince Shakur is a queer, Jamaican-American freelance journalist, cultural essayist, videomaker, traveler, and NY Times recognized organizer. His writings range from op-eds in Teen Vogue to features on the violent impacts of policing and cultural essays that delve into black icons, like Bob Marley or Huey Newton. He is a 2021 Hurston/Wright Crossover Award recipient and has earned residencies with Sangam House, Twelve Arts, Studios of Key West, Norton Island, Atlantic Center for the Arts, and La Maison Baldwin. He is the host of The Creative Hour Podcast and his website can be found here.

And deal news! Prince Shakur’s WHEN THEY TELL YOU TO BE GOOD, a memoir that thoughtfully mines the author’s many eras of radicalization and self-realization through examinations of place, childhood, queer identity, and a history of uprisings, has sold to Hanif Abdurraqib at Tin House Books, for publication in October 2022 (NA).

Prince is represented by Chelene Knight and Samantha Haywood.