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Cornelius Eady at Stockton - Friday, February 7, 2003

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  • Peter Murphy <pembroke9@yahoo.com>
    VISITING WRITERS SERIES Richard Stockton College Cornelius Eady Friday, February 7, 2003 8:00 pm in B-126 CORNELIUS EADY is the author of seven volumes of
    Message 1 of 1 , Jan 29, 2003
      VISITING WRITERS SERIES
      Richard Stockton College

      Cornelius Eady
      Friday, February 7, 2003
      8:00 pm in B-126

      CORNELIUS EADY is the author of seven volumes of poetry
      including VICTIMS OF THE LATEST DANCE CRAZE, winner of the 1985
      Lamont Prize from the Academy of American Poets; THE
      GATHERING OF MY NAME; YOU DON'T MISS YOUR WATER; THE
      AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF A JUKEBOX; BOOM, BOOM, BOOM; and BRUTAL
      IMAGINATION which was a National Book Award finalist in 2001.
      He is also the author of two music-dramas: RUNNING MAN, a
      Pulitzer Prize finalist in 1999, and YOU DON'T MISS YOUR WATER,
      which won an Obie. In January 2002, BRUTAL IMAGINATION was
      turned into an Off Broadway play featuring Joe Morton as the
      imaginary black man Susan Smith claimed kidnapped her
      children. Eady has earned honors and awards from the
      Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts,
      the Rockefeller Foundation, and the Lila Wallace-Reader's
      Digest Foundation. He teaches at The City College of New York
      and at Stony Brook University where he also serves as director
      of the Poetry Center. With poet Toi Derricotte, he co-founded and
      directs Cave Canem which offers workshops and retreats for
      African-American poets.


      Cornelius Eady on the web:
      http://www.poets.org/poets/poets.cfm?prmID=57
      http://www.poems.com/threeead.htm

      Directions to Richard Stockton College:
      http://www2.stockton.edu/academic_resources/directions.html

      Upcoming Readings:
      February 20 Linda Gregerson
      March 7 Stephen Dunn
      April 11 Nicholas Delbanco
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