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Reading with Terrance Hayes, 2024 Frank B. Hanes, Writer-in-Residence

February 27 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm


2024 Frank B. Hanes Writer-in-Residence, Terrance Hayes, will give a reading on Tuesday, February 27 at 7:30pm in Moeser Auditorium in hill Hall. The reading is free and open to the public.

One of the most distinctive voices in contemporary American literature, Terrance Hayes is the author of seven books of poetry: So to Speak (2023); American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin (2018), winner of the Bobbitt National Prize for Poetry from the Library of Congress; How to Be Drawn (2015); Lighthead (2010), winner of the 2010 National Book Award in Poetry; Wind in a Box (2006); Hip Logic (2002), winner of the National Poetry Series; and Muscular Music (1999), winner of the Kate Tufts Discovery Award. He is also the author of To Float In The Space Between: A Life and Work in Conversation with the Life and Work of Etheridge Knight (2018), which won the Pegasus Award for Poetry Criticism. He has been received many other honors and awards, including a 2014 MacArthur Foundation Genius Award, a Whiting Award in Poetry, and fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Guggenheim Foundation. His poetry has appeared in such places as The New Yorker, Poetry, and The American Poetry Review, and also been featured on The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer. He is a Professor of English and Creative Writing at New York University.

Frank B. Hanes Writer-in-Residence


February 27
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Department of English and Comparative Literature
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James and Susan Moeser Auditorium
Hill Hall, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 145 E. Cameron Avenue
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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