Calvin Forbes

Poet

N/A
Chicago, IL 60647-1815

Publications & Prizes

Books:
The Shine Poems (Louisiana State University Press, 2001)
,
From the Book of Shine (Burning Deck Press, 1979)
,
Blue Monday (Wesleyan University Press, 1974)
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

Gives readings: 
Yes
Travels for readings: 
Yes
Identifies as: 
African American
Prefers to work with: 
Any
Born in: 
Newark
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Last update: May 02, 2019