R. Kayeen Thomas

R. Kayeen Thomas is an author, poet, playwright, hip-hop artist, journalist, and social justice advocate. He self-published his first book, Light: Stories of Urban Resurrection, during his junior year at Carleton College in Northfield, Minnesota. His novel, Antebellum, has garnered praise from such notables as Dr. Michael Eric Dyson and received acclaim from numerous publications, including Publishers Weekly. Most-recently, Thomas was nominated for a 2013 NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Debut Author. His third novel, The Seven Days, was released on April 16, 2013. Thomas is an ordained minister under the Christian Methodist Episcopal denomination and is currently enrolled in the Masterís of Divinity program at Wesley Theological Seminary. He resides in Washington, D.C., with his wife and daughter.

You can contact Mr. Thomas via e-mail at natasha@thinkbrownink.com or by sending an e-mail to TimBookTu and it will be forwarded.


Works on TimBookTu by R. Kayeen Thomas

Essays

Hip-Hop Overseers: Kanye West's "New Slaves" and the Hip-Hop/slavery Complex


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