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Robert J. Carr Visiting Author Series Presents: Ishion Hutchinson

Event Type
arts, english, poetry, reading
The Robert J. Carr Visiting Author Series, the Creative Writing Program, and the Department of English
Illini Union Bookstore
Sep 13, 2018   4:30 pm  
Originating Calendar
Creative Writing Program

Ishion Hutchinson was born in Port Antonio, Jamaica. He is the author of two poetry collections, Far District and House of Lords and Commons. He is the recipient of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Whiting Writers Award, the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award and the Larry Levis Prize from the Academy of American Poets, among others. He teaches in the graduate writing program at Cornell University and is a contributing editor to the literary journals The Common and Tongue: A Journal of Writing & Art.

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