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Carr Visiting Author Series: Kathy Fagan

Event Type
Performance
Sponsor
Creative Writing and the Department of English
Date
Oct 17, 2024   4:30 pm  
Contact
john dudek
E-Mail
jdudek4@illinois.edu
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Originating Calendar
Creative Writing Upcoming Events

A poetry reading by Kathy Fagan, made possible by the Robert J. and Katherin Carr visiting author series. 

Kathy Fagan is the author of the poetry collections Bad Hobby (Milkweed Editions, 2022); Sycamore (Milkweed, 2017), a finalist for the 2018 Kingsley Tufts Award; and MOVING & ST RAGE (University of North Texas Press, 1999), which won the 1998 Vassar Miller Prize in Poetry.

Fagan’s work has appeared in publications including The Atlantic, the New York Times Sunday Magazine, Poetry, The Nation, The New Republic, Kenyon Review, the Academy of American Poets’ Poem-A-Day, the Pushcart Prize Anthology, and Best American Poetry. A 2023–24 Guggenheim Fellow, she has held Frost Place and MacDowell residencies, and received support from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Ingram Merrill Foundation, and the Ohio Arts Council. Fagan cofounded the MFA program in creative writing at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio, where she teaches poetry and coedits The Journal Charles B. Wheeler Poetry Prize Series.

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