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Living Writers Reading by Ronaldo Wilson
February 14, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm | Humanities Lecture Hall, Room 206
Ronaldo V. Wilson is the author of Narrative of the Life of the Brown Boy and the White Man (University of Pittsburgh, 2008), winner of the 2007 Cave Canem Poetry Prize and Poems of the Black Object (Futurepoem Books, 2009), winner of the Thom Gunn Award and the Asian American Literary Award in Poetry in 2010. His latest book, Farther Traveler: Poetry, Prose, Other, is forthcoming from Counterpath Press in 2013. Recent work appears or is forthcoming in the journals Callaloo, Interim, Bombay Gin, Spoon River Poetry Review, 1913, and The Volta, as well as in the anthologies Angles of Ascent: A Norton Anthology of Contemporary African American Poetry (Norton, 2013); The Sonnets: Translating and Rewriting Shakespeare (Nightboat Books, 2012); and Among Friends Engendering the Social Site of Poetry (University of Iowa Press, 2013). He holds a PhD in English from the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, a MA in Poetry from New York University’s Graduate Creative Writing Program, and an AB in English from the University of California, Berkeley. Co-founder of the Black Took Collective, Wilson is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Poetry, Fiction and Literature in the Literature Department of the University of California, Santa Cruz.