A Reading with Poet Camille Dungy

Join the University of Nevada, Reno MFA Program on Wednesday, April 7th, at 6pm for a Zoom reading and Q&A by acclaimed poet and essayist Camille Dungy.

Camille T. Dungy is the author of four collections of poetry, most recently Trophic Cascade(Wesleyan UP, 2017), winner of the Colorado Book Award, and the essay collection Guidebook to Relative Strangers: Journeys into Race, Motherhood and History (W.W. Norton, 2017), a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Dungy has also edited anthologies including Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry and From the Fishouse: An Anthology of Poems that Sing, Rhyme, Resound, Syncopate, Alliterate, and Just Plain Sound Great. A 2019 Guggenheim Fellow, her honors include NEA Fellowships in poetry (2003) and prose (2018), an American Book Award, two NAACP Image Award nominations, and two Hurston/Wright Legacy Award nominations. Dungy’s poems have been published in Best American PoetryThe 100 Best African American Poems, the Pushcart AnthologyBest American Travel Writing, and over thirty other anthologies. She is University Distinguished Professor at Colorado State University.

Registration is free; upon registration you'll be emailed a link to the Zoom event.

This event is made possible by the UNR Department of English Distinguished Visitors Fund and the UNR College of Liberal Arts Hilliard Endowment.

Wednesday, April 7 at 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm


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