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Award-Winning Poet Terrance Hayes at DePauw April 13

March 23, 2005

terrance hayes.jpgMarch 23, 2005, Greencastle, Ind. - Terrance Hayes, who received a Whiting Writers Award and the Kate Tufts Discovery Award for his first book of poems, Muscular Music, will visit the campus of DePauw University on Wednesday, April 13. Hayes will present a reading at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium of the Richard E. Peeler Art Center. Sponsored by the James and Marilou Kelly Writers Series, the event is free and open to the public.

The work of Terrance Hayes has been included in numerous anthologies of emerging writers and in journals throughout the USA. His second book, Hip Logic (Penguin 2002), was a National Poetry Series Open Competition selection. The book was also a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Award and runner-up for the James Laughlin Award. ectower dusk

In addition to fellowships from Breadloaf Writers Conference and Provincetown Summer Writing Program, Hayes has worked as a staff member at the Cave Canem Retreat for African-American Poets.

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