Redmond is a performance poet, a Kennedy Center Teaching Artist, a Cave
Canem alumni, and a former poet-in-residence here at State Theatre New
Jersey. She is the author of five books of poetry (Backbone,
Under the Sun, What My Hand Say, Three Harriets & Others, The
with one more book set to publish this year. Her poetry has been
showcased on NPR and PBS and most recently published in Orion
Magazine, southStory, and The New York Times.
Redmond has spent almost three decades touring the country as a poet
and teaching artist. In 2020, Redmond received the highest arts award
in South Carolina, the Governor’s Award. She was inducted into the
South Carolina Academy of Authors in April.