Dante Micheaux


Dante Micheaux is the author of Amorous Shepherd (Sheep Meadow Press, 2010) and Circus (Indolent Books, 2018), which won the Four Quartets Prize from the Poetry Society of America and the T. S. Eliot Foundation. His poems, essays and translations have appeared African American Review; The American Poetry Review; Callaloo; Literary Imagination; My Diva; Poem­-A-Day; Poetry, PN Review, and Tongue—among other journals and anthologies across three continents. Micheaux’s other honors include the 2020 Ambit Poetry Prize, a prize in poetry from the Vera List Center for Art & Politics, the Oscar Wilde Award, and fellowships from Cave Canem Foundation and The New York Times Foundation.

Working Mahogany Opera has been privilege, which has sustained me and other artists through a trying global crisis. It is a testament to what art offers not only its recipients but its creators as well.

For Mahogany Opera: Rumi Passion (in development).

Dante Micheaux headshot
Support Our Work

Mahogany Opera exists today because of the generosity of our supporters. People who help to create and to sustain and who bridge the gap between project funding and delivery costs.

Please consider joining us to help support and continue our work.

Keep Up To Date

We will treat your infor­ma­tion with respect. For more infor­ma­tion please check our Pri­va­cy Pol­i­cy. By click­ing Sub­scribe’ you agree that we may process your infor­ma­tion in accor­dance with these terms. You can change your mind at any time by click­ing the unsub­scribe link in the foot­er of any email you receive from us, or by con­tact­ing us enquiries@​mahoganyopera.​co.​uk.

Keep Up To Date

All fields are required