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Writers at Rutgers Reading Series

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Terrance Hayes
Title:
Terrance Hayes
When:
Wed, Feb-15 2012 |  08:00
Where:
Rutgers Student Center, Multipurpose Room - New Brunswick
Category:
2011-2012 Writers at Rutgers Reading Series

Description

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Admission: Free and open to the Rutgers community and the general public

Biography
One of the most compelling voices in American poetry, Terrance Hayes is the author of four books of poetry; Lighthead(2010), winner of the 2010 National Book Award in Poetry; Wind in a Box, winner of a Pushcart Prize; Hip Logic, winner of the National Poetry Series, a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award, and runner-up for the James Laughlin Award from the Academy of American Poets, and Muscular Music, winner of both the Whiting Writers Award and the Kate Tufts Discovery Award. He has been a recipient of many other honors and awards, including two Pushcart selections, four Best American Poetry selections, and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship and the Guggenheim Foundation. His poems have appeared in literary journals and magazines including The New Yorker, Poetry, The American Poetry Review, Ploughshares, Fence, The Kenyon Review, Jubilat Harvard Review, and Poetry. His poetry has been featured on The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.
Publications
hip_logic lighthead muscular_music wind
Contact
For more information contact Leandra Cain at 732.932.7633 or email Rhea Ramey at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Venue

Rutgers Student Center, Multipurpose Room
Venue:
Rutgers Student Center, Multipurpose Room
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