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Ishion Hutchinson - Robert J Carr Visiting Authors Series

Event Type
Lecture
Sponsor
Creative Writing Program
Location
Authors Corner, 2nd Floor Illini Union Bookstore
Date
Sep 13, 2018   4:30 pm  
Speaker
Ishion Hutchinson

Visiting Author - 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 ad Cornell University and is a contributing editor to the literary journals The Common and Tongue: A Journal of Writing and Art.

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