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Kerry James Evans

Author's Bio

Kerry James Evans earned a Ph.D. in English from Florida State University and an MFA in creative writing from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale. He is the recipient of a 2015 NEA Fellowship, a Walter E. Dakin Fellowship from Sewanee Writers' Conference, and his poems have appeared in Agni, Narrative, New England Review, Ploughshares, and many other journals. He is the author of Bangalore (Copper Canyon), and he currently serves as a Visiting Lecturer in the English Department at Florida State University.

Publications and Prizes

Books:
Bangalore (Copper Canyon Press, 2013)
Journals:
Academy of American Poets Poem-a-Day, Agni, Agni Online, Beloit Poetry Journal, Copper Nickel, Crab Orchard Review, Iron Horse Literary Review, Kenyon Review Online, New England Review, New Letters, New South, North American Review, Ploughshares, Poet Lore, Prairie Schooner, Southern Humanities Review
Prizes:
2015 NEA Fellowship (Poetry); Walter E. Dakin Fellowship from Sewanee Writers' Conference

Kerry James Evans Resume

Personal Favorites

What I'm Reading Now:
The Poet, the Lion, Talking Pictures, El Farolito, a Wedding in St. Roch, the Big Box Store, the Warp in the Mirror, Spring, Midnights, Fire & All by C.D. Wright, How To Be Drawn by Terrance Hayes, Citizen by Claudia Rankine, XX by Campbell McGrath, Gabriel by Ed Hirsch

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Listing last updated: March 28, 2016

More Information

Listed as:
Poet
Gives readings?
Yes
Travels for readings?
Yes
Prefers to work with:
Adults
Born in:
Jasper, AL

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