Master Class with Kwame Dawes
Saturday, November 9, 2:00–6:00pm
Sunday, November 10, 10:00am–2:00pm
Application deadline: Friday, October 25
Kwame Dawes is the author of seventeen books of poetry, including Duppy Conqueror: New and Selected Poems, Wheels, and Back of Mount Peace. He has also written several books of fiction, a play, and an exegetical work, Bob Marley: Lyrical Genius. He founded University of South Carolina’s Poetry Initiative book competition and recently edited Seven Strong: Winners of the South Carolina Poetry Book Prize, 2006-2012. He is the Glenna Luschei Editor of Prairie Schooner and Chancellor’s Professor of English at the University of Nebraska, and also teaches in the Pacific MFA Writing program.
Master Class Application Guidelines
Send three poems accompanied by a cover sheet with your name, address, email address and phone number to:
10 River Terrace
New York, NY 10282
or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Poems must arrive by the designated deadline. No names or addresses should appear on the poems themselves.