Sean with Rigoberto González at the UConn Co-op, Storrs Center. González is an American writer and book critic. He is an editor and author of poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and bilingual children’s books, and self-identifies in his writing as a gay Chicano. He is the 2015 recipient of the Bill Whitehead Award for Lifetime Achievement from […]
Lively, witty and audience-friendly, Sean Frederick Forbes’s appearances are a breath of fresh air. He is available for poetry readings, talks, lectures and literary festival appearances, and offers lively, witty and audience-friendly programs. Sean also offers adaptable talks on a variety of subjects, including: African American literature, poetry and poetics, and different pedagogies for teaching […]
In 2009, Sean was awarded a Woodrow Wilson Mellon Mays University Fellows Travel and Research Grant for travel to Providencia, Colombia. While there, he interviewed distant relatives, researched his ancestral genealogy, wrote poetry, and traveled around the beautiful island.
Providencia A Book of Poems by Sean Frederick Forbes Introduction by V. Penelope Pelizzon Cover Art Holly Turner. Find out more about Sean’s debut poetry collection. Check out a preview of PROVIDENCIA. Available for sale at Amazon.com.
Sean is a poet-professor and scholar who you really want to get to know!