Panel Discussion: "A Conversation about Camille Dungy's Writing"

September 12, 2017
Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Denney 311
Photo of the author, Camille Dungy

Join Creative Writing and Project Narrative for a panel discussion about Camille Dungy’s writing. The panel discussion of Dungy's work will include Marcus Jackson and Babette Cieskowski on the poetry and Julia Watson and Jim Phelan on Guidebook to Relative Strangers: Journeys into Race, Motherhood, and History.

Camille T. Dungy is the author of four collections of poetry: Trophic Cascade (Wesleyan UP, 2017), Smith Blue (Southern Illinois UP, 2011), Suck on the Marrow (Red Hen Press, 2010), and What to Eat, What to Drink, What to Leave for Poison (Red Hen Press, 2006). Her debut collection of personal essays is Guidebook to Relative Strangers (W. W. Norton, 2017). Dungy edited Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry (UGA, 2009),  co-edited the From the Fishouse poetry anthology (Persea, 2009), and served as associate editor for Gathering Ground: A Reader Celebrating Cave Canem’s First Decade(University of Michigan Press, 2006).

Camille T. Dungy’s honors include an American Book Award, two Northern California Book Awards, two NAACP Image Award nominations, and a California Book Award silver medal. She is the recipient of fellowships and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, The Sustainable Arts Foundation, The Diane Middlebrook Residency Fellowship of the Djerassi Resident Artist Program, and other organizations. Her poems and essays have been published in Best American Poetry, The 100 Best African American Poems, nearly thirty other anthologies, and over one hundred print and online journals. Dungy is currently a Professor in the English Department at Colorado State University.

 

 

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