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Dennis Winston

Dennis Winston

Senior Lecturer, English

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Research Expertise

African American/African Diaspora
Creative Writing

Curriculum Vitae

Dr. Dennis L. Winston is a writer and scholar of English and African American literature. He has taught courses in creative writing, popular black literature, and hip-hop studies. His poetry appears in Callaloo and his research is featured in Street Lit: Representing the Urban Landscape (The Scarecrow Press, 2014). Dr. Winston also works with independent hip-hop artists and producers in the Washington D.C. area for his live performance series called “Hip Hop is Lit!” He is a Senior Lecturer of English at the University of Maryland, and the current Editor-in-Chief of Words Beats & Life: The Global Journal of Hip-Hop Culture.