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September 20, 2023

IN PERSON: Kwame Dawes at The Writers House

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
The Writers House
Kwame Dawes

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Kwame Dawes has authored 36 books of poetry, fiction, criticism, and essays, including, most recently, NebraskaBivouac, and City of Bones: A Testament (Northwestern, 2017). In 2009, he won an Emmy for LiveHopeLove.com, an interactive site based on his Pulitzer Center project, HOPE: Living and loving with AIDS in Jamaica. Dawes is Glenna Luschei Editor of Prairie Schooner and Chancellor’s Professor of English at the University of Nebraska. He is also a faculty member in the Pacific MFA Program. He is Director of the African Poetry Book Fund and Artistic Director of the Calabash International Literary Festival. Dawes is a Chancellor of the Academy of American Poets.

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