Afaa M. Weaver

Afaa M. Weaver’s (尉雅風) recent books include Spirit Boxing, City of Eternal Spring (2015 Phyllis Wheatley Book Award) and The Government of Nature (2014 Kingsley Tufts Award). In 2019 he was awarded the Distinguished Artist Award from the St. Botolph Club Foundation of Boston and the 96th Arts & Literature Medal from the Chinese Writers Association in Taiwan. Emeritus Professor at Simmons College, he is now a member of the MFA faculty at Sarah Lawrence. He is a Guggenheim fellow and Cave Canem’s first elder.


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