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Visiting Writers Series: Vievee Francis

September 26, 2017, 7:00 PM

Free

Vievee Francis is the author of three books of poetry: Blue-Tail Fly (Wayne State University Press, 2006), Horse in the Dark (winner of the Cave Canem Northwestern University Poetry Prize for a second collection, Northwestern University Press, 2016) and Forest Primeval (winner of the Hurston Wright Legacy Award and the 2017 Kingsley-Tufts Poetry Award).

Her work has appeared in numerous print and online journals, textbooks, and anthologies, including Poetry, Best American Poetry 2010, 2014, 2017, and Angles of Ascent: A Norton Anthology of Contemporary African American Poetry.

She has been a participant in the Cave Canem Workshops, a poet in residence for the Alice Lloyd Scholars Program at the University of Michigan, and teaches poetry writing in the Callaloo Creative Writing Workshop (USA, UK, and Barbados). In 2009 she received a Rona Jaffe Writer’s Award, and in 2010, a Kresge Fellowship. She serves as an associate editor of Callaloo and an associate professor of English (creative writing) at Dartmouth College.

Sponsored by the Creative Writing Program.

Details

Date:
September 26, 2017
Time:
7:00 PM
Cost:
Free

Organizer

Michael Burke
Phone:
859-5267
Email:
mdburke@colby.edu

Venue

Robinson Room, Miller Library, Colby College
Mayflower Hill Drive
Waterville, ME
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