March 15, 2013

Visiting Poet Kwame Dawes Gives Reading

 

MARQUETTE, Mich.—Author and poet Kwame Dawes will read from his poetry book, “Wheels,” at Northern Michigan University on Thursday, March 28. The event begins at 7:30 p.m. in the Marquette and Nicolet Rooms of the University Center. It is free and open to the public.

Dawes won a Pushcart Prize in 2001 for his long poem, “Inheritance.” He won an Emmy Award for his Pulitzer Center project, LiveHopeLove.com, an interactive site based on his Pulitzer Center project, "Hope: Living and Loving with Aids." Dawes has published 16 collections of poetry and also writes fiction, nonfiction and plays. He is the editor of "Prairie Schooner," the literary magazine published at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

The reading is sponsored by the NMU Graduate Writers’ Association

 

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Prepared by Katie Hubbard. 



Prepared By
Katie Hubbard
Student Writer
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