FBTwitterLinkedinGoogle+YoutubeInstagram
All American Entertainment Named to Inc. Best Workplaces in 2022. Read more
AAE Named to Inc. Best Workplaces in 2022. Read more

The Leading Speakers Bureau for Booking Top Entertainment, Celebrities, and Speakers.

Yusef Komunyakaa Speaker Agent

Yusef Komunyakaa

Booking Fee Range :
Live Event: Please Contact  About Fees
Virtual Event: $10,000 - $20,000
Travels From : New York, NY, USA

Yusef Komunyakaa Biography

Yusef Komunyakaa is an award-winning poet and professor known for his autobiographical poems about race, the Vietnam War, jazz and the blues. His numerous books of poems include "Pleasure Dome: New & Collected Poems, 1975-1999;" "Talking Dirty to the Gods;" "Thieves of Paradise," which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award; "Neon Vernacular: New & Selected Poems 1977-1989," for which he received the Pulitzer Prize and the Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award; "Magic City;" "Dien Cai Dau," which won The Dark Room Poetry Prize; "I Apologize for the Eyes in My Head," winner of the San Francisco Poetry Center Award; and "Copacetic."

Komunyakaa's prose is collected in "Blues Notes: Essays, Interviews & Commentaries." Komunyakaa also co-edited "The Jazz Poetry Anthology" (with J. A. Sascha Feinstein) and co-translated "The Insomnia of Fire" by Nguyen Quang Thieu (with Martha Collins).

His honors include the William Faulkner Prize from the Université de Rennes, the Thomas Forcade Award, the Hanes Poetry Prize, fellowships from the Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, the Louisiana Arts Council, and the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Bronze Star for his service in Vietnam, where he served as a correspondent and managing editor of the Southern Cross. In 1999 he was elected a Chancellor of The Academy of American Poets.

Komunyakaa is Professor and Distinguished Senior Poet at New York University and served as a Chancellor for the Academy of American Poets from 1999 to 2005.

All American Speakers Bureau is a full-service talent booking agency providing information on booking Yusef Komunyakaa for speaking engagements, personal appearances and corporate events. Contact an All American Speakers Bureau booking agent for more information on Yusef Komunyakaa speaking fees, availability, speech topics and cost to hire for your next live or virtual event.

Tag Cloud

yusef komunyakaa appearance fees keynote speaking contact corporate event celebrity special event speaker bureaus hire schedule how to find booking agency entertainment favorite famous recommended
Check Availability For
Yusef Komunyakaa
Need Instant Answers?

We are here to help! Call us to speak with a booking agent to discuss your event or specific speaker request.

Connect with an agent:
Booking Agency Disclaimer:

Yusef Komunyakaa Booking Agency: Celebrity Appearance Fees and Availability

Contact a booking agent to check availability on Yusef Komunyakaa and other top corporate entertainment

Exclusive Buyer's Agent that Books Celebrities, Entertainers and Speakers like Yusef Komunyakaa for Speaking Engagements, Appearances and Corporate Events


Please Note: All American Speakers Bureau is a full-service talent booking agency providing information on booking Yusef Komunyakaa for speaking engagements, personal appearances and corporate events. Contact an All American Speakers Bureau booking agent for more information on Yusef Komunyakaa speaking fees, availability, speech topics and cost to hire for your next live or virtual event.

Related Tags: Information on keynote speaking engagements, personal appearances, corporate entertainment and appearance fees for Yusef Komunyakaa, an inspirational motivational speaker. bio for Yusef Komunyakaa agency, manager, speaker fees, speaking agency entertainment booking agency, speaker's fee, how to book, booking agencies for lectures, speaking event, celebrity appearances for hire, who is agent, manager, publicist, who represents, speakers bureau management who represents Yusef Komunyakaa

TOP

The 2022 Speaking Industry Benchmark Report