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Arts and Performance

Raymond Carver Reading Series: Nicole Sealey

April 28, 2021 at 5:00pm6:00pm EDT

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The Department of English in the College of Arts and Sciences presents the Raymond Carver Reading Series.

Born in St. Thomas, U.S.V.I. and raised in Apopka, Florida, Nicole Sealey is the author of Ordinary Beast, finalist for the PEN Open Book and Hurston/Wright Legacy Awards, and The Animal After Whom Other Animals Are Nam ed, winner of the Drinking Gourd Chapbook Poetry Prize. Her honors include a Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome, a Hodder Fellowship from Princeton University, the Stanley Kunitz Memorial Prize from The American Poetry Review, and a Poetry International Prize, as well as fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, CantoMundo, Cave Canem, MacDowell, The New York Foundation for the Arts, and the Poetry Project. Her work has appeared in Best American Poetry 2018, The New Yorker, the Paris Review and elsewhere. Formerly the executive director at Cave Canem Foundation, she is the 2020–21 Distinguished Visiting Poet in Syracuse University’s M.F.A. Program in Creative Writing.

Normally these readings take place in Gifford Auditorium on Syracuse University’s main campus and are open to the public, but because of the global-health situation the Spring 2021 Reading Series will be conducted virtually. If you are interested in a Zoom invitation to a particular reading, please contact Sarah Harwell at scharwel@syr.edu.

(Photo by Rachel Eliza Griffiths)

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This event was first published on February 18, 2021 and last updated on April 13, 2021.


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