Calvin Forbes

N/A
Chicago, IL 60647-1815
Phone: 
312-899-5094

Publications and Prizes

Books: 
Blue Monday
(Wesleyan University Press, 1974)
, From the Book of Shine
(Burning Deck Press, 1979)
, The Shine Poems
(Louisiana State University Press, 2001)
Prizes Won: 
Fellowship Award, Poetry, Illinois Arts Council, 1998; Fellowship Award, Poetry, District of Columbia Arts Commission, 1986, 1987; Fellowship Award, Poetry, National Endowment for the Arts, 1982; Fulbright Teaching Fellowship, 1974-75 (Denmark International Exchange of Scholars); Residency at Yaddo, summers, 1976, 77, 80 and 83; Fellowship in Poetry, Breadloaf Writer’s Conference, 1973

More Information

Listed as: 
Poet
Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
African American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Born in: 
Newark
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Last updated: Nov 09, 2014