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An Evening of Poetry and Conversation: Ishion Hutchinson and Dora Malech

Enoch Pratt Free Library

Ishion Hutchinson was born in Port Antonio, Jamaica. He is the author of the poetry collections Far District: Poems and House of Lords and Commons. Hutchinson is the recipient of the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award for poetry, a Whiting Writers’ Award, the Glenna Luschei Award from Prairie Schooner Journal and the Academy of American Poets’ Larry Levis Prize. He is the Meringoff Sesquicentennial Fellow Assistant Professor of English at Cornell University and a contributing editor to the literary journals The Common and Tongue: A Journal of Writing & Art.

Dora Malech is the author of Say So and Shore Ordered Ocean. Her poems appear in publications that include The New YorkerPoetryTin House and The Best American Poetry 2015. She has been the recipient of a Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellowship from the Poetry Foundation and a Writers' Fellowship at the Civitella Ranieri Center, and she has served as Distinguished Poet-in-Residence at Saint Mary's College of California. She is a co-founder and former director of the arts engagement organization the Iowa Youth Writing Project. She is an assistant professor in The Writing Seminars at Johns Hopkins University, where she recently received the 2016 Crenson-Hertz Award for Community-Based Learning and Participatory Research. In 2017, she will be in residence at the Amy Clampitt House.






Event Details

Wednesday, February 22, 2017 - 6:30pm


Pratt Central Library
400 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, MD 21210

by Dr. Radut