Major Author Reading Series presents Kwame Dawes

Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Hayden Hall, Room 100 - Auditorium 4513 Manhattan College Pkwy., Bronx, NY 10471

Ghanaian-born Jamaican poet, Kwame Dawes is the award-winning author of sixteen books of poetry (most recently, Wheels, 2011) and numerous books of fiction, non-fiction, criticism and drama. He is the Glenna Luschei Editor of Prairie Schooner, and a Chancellor’s Professor of English at the University of Nebraska.   Kwame Dawes also teaches in the Pacific MFA Writing program.  Dawes’ book, Duppy Conqueror: New and Selected Poems will be published by Copper Canyon in 2013.

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English, School of Arts


Students (all), Faculty/Staff, Public (open to local Riverdale community)

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Manhattan Magazine



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Dominika Wrozynski

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