Poetry off the Shelf: Christian Campbell

Tuesday, February 25, 7:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.

Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior St.
Chicago, IL 

Free admission, register in advance.

Christian Campbell. Photo: Toni McRae

Photo: Toni McRae

Experience the work of Christian Campbell, the youngest person to deliver the annual Derek Walcott Lecture for Nobel Laureate Week in St. Lucia. Campbell is the author of the widely acclaimed poetry collection Running the Dusk, winner of a Fenton Aldeburgh First Collection Prize, and a finalist for the Forward Prize for the Best First Collection and the Cave Canem Prize. Running the Dusk was translated into Spanish by Aida Bahr and published in Cuba as Correr el Crepúsculo. Campbell has received awards and fellowships from the Lannan Foundation, Arvon Foundation, Fine Arts Work Center, and Bread Loaf Writers' Conference, among others.

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