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Kwame Dawes is a poet born in Ghana in 1962.

Dawes was raised in Jamaica. He now lives in Nebraska where he is the editor of Prairie Schooner.

His poetry relates to the Reggae music. He wrote a book called Bob Marley: Lyrical Genius (2007).

His poetry books include: Wisteria: Poems From the Swamp Country (2006), Impossible Flying (2006), Back of Mount Peace (2009), Hope’s Hospice (2009), Wheels (2011), Duppy Conqueror: New and Selected Poems (2013), and City of Bones: A Testament (2017).

Dawes also reported on HIV/AIDS in Jamaica and Haiti after the earthquake (2012).

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