Camille Dungy, Dorianne Laux & Joe Millar
January 10, 2021 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm AKST
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Camille Dungy has written several books of poetry, including Trophic Cascade; Smith Blue, winner of the 2010 Crab Orchard Open Book Prize; Suck on the Marrow; and What to Eat, What to Drink, What to Leave for Poison. She is also the author of Guidebook to Relative Strangers: Journeys into Race, Motherhood, and History.
Dungy’s honors include fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, Cave Canem, and the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference. She is also a two-time recipient of the Northern California Book Award and a Silver Medal Winner of the California Book Award. She is a professor at Colorado State University.
Dorianne Laux is the author of several collections of poetry, including What We Carry, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award; Smoke; Facts about the Moon, chosen by the poet Ai as winner of the Oregon Book Award and also a finalist for the Lenore Marshall Poetry Prize; The Book of Men, which was awarded the Paterson Prize; and Only As the Day is Long: New and Selected.
Laux has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts and has been a Pushcart Prize winner. She is currently a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets and an Alaska Quartey Review contributing editor.
Joe Millar is the author of several poetry collections, including Kingdom, Blue Rust (2011), Fortune (2007), and Overtime (2001), which was a finalist for the Oregon Book Award. His poems have appeared in Alaska Quarterly Review, DoubleTake, TriQuarterly, The Southern Review, APR, and Ploughshares.
Millar has won fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts, as well as a Pushcart Prize.