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An Evening with Poet Kyle Dargan

When Wednesday, February 08, 2012 7:00 PM—8:30 PM
Where GH 101
Contact Adam Tavel
Details Kyle G. DarganThe 2nd Annual Echoes & Visions Reading Series is pleased to feature poet Kyle Dargan in celebration of African-American History Month.

Kyle G. Dargan is the author of three collections of poetry, most recently LOGORRHEA DEMENTIA (University of Georgia Press, 2010). His debut, THE LISTENING (University of Georgia Press, 2004), won the 2003 Cave Canem Prize, and his second, BOUQUET OF HUNGERS (University of Georgia Press, 2007), was awarded the 2008 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award in poetry. Dargan’s poems and non-fiction have appeared in publications such as Callaloo, Denver Quarterly, Jubilat, The Newark Star-Ledger, Ploughshares, TheRoot.com, and Shenandoah. While a Yusef Komunyakaa fellow at Indiana University, he served as poetry editor for Indiana Review. He is the founding editor of Post No Ills magazine and was most recently the managing editor of Callaloo.

Dargan is an assistant professor in the Department of Literature at American University, and you can view his recent interview with The Washington Post here: http://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/magazine/death-of-poetry-not-in-dc/2012/01/12/gIQAS4DqtP_video.html.

A book sale and signing will conclude this free and community-friendly event, which is sponsored by The ARTS Club and the Cultural Diversity Committee. Contact Professor Adam Tavel for more information at atavel@worwic.edu.

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