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Kevin Young  |  Poetry  |  2010 Fellow

Kevin Young Kevin Young
2010  Fellow

Graywolf Nonfiction Prize; United States Artists James Baldwin Fellowship; Publisher's Weekly Quill Award in Poetry; National Endowment for the Arts Poetry Fellowship; Paterson Poetry Prize; Guggenheim Fellowship; National Book Award Finalist; Harvard University W.E.B. DuBois Institute Fellowship; Ploughshares John C. Zacharis First Book Award; Residencies at the MacDowell Colony and Virginia Center for the Creative Arts

Selected Publications
The Art of Losing: Poems of Grief and Healing (editor, Bloomsbury, 2010); Dear Darkness: Poems (Knopf, 2008); For the Confederate Dead: Poems (Knopf, 2007); Black Maria: Poems based on film noir (Knopf, 2005); Jelly Roll: A Blues (Knopf, 2003); To Repel Ghosts: Poems (Zoland Books, 2001); Most Way Home (William Morrow, 1995); Best American Poetry (contributor, multiple years, Scribner); The New Yorker, Ploughshares, Kenyon Review, Callaloo

Atticus Haygood Professor of Creative Writing and English and Curator of Literary Collections and the Raymond Danowski Poetry Library at Emory University, Atlanta, GA

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