Nathaniel Mackey is the Reynolds Price Professor of Creative Writing at Duke University, where he works in the areas of modern and postmodern literature in the U.S. and the Caribbean, creative writing, poetry and poetics, and the intersection of literature and music. He is the author and editor of several books of poetry, fiction and criticism, most recently LATE ARCADE (New Directions, 2017), FROM A BROKEN BOTTLE TRACES OF PERFUME STILL EMANATE, VOLUME FIVE (Informa UK Limited, 2014), NOD HOUSE (New Directions, 2011), BASS CATHEDRAL (New Directions, 2008), and PARACRITICAL HINGE: Essays, Talks, Notes, Interviews (University of Wisconsin Press, 2005). STRICK: Song of the Andoumboulou 16-25, a compact disc recording of poems read with musical accompaniment (Royal Hartigan, percussion; Hafez Modirzadeh, reeds and flutes), was released in 1995 by Spoken Engine Company. He is editor of the literary magazine Hambone and coeditor, with Art Lange, of the anthology MOMENT’S NOTICE: JAZZ IN POETRY AND PROSE (Coffee House Press, 1993). A graduate of Princeton University and Stanford University, his awards include the Poetry Foundation’s Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize (2014), a Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship (2010), the National Book Award in Poetry (2006), and a Whiting Writers’ Award (1993).
THE JUANITA TOBIN ANNUAL MEMORIAL READING
THURSDAY, APRIL 11
(From a Broken Bottle Traces of Perfume Still Emanate; Nod House)
The Long Song
Gordon Gathering Hall, 124-A, Reich College of Education
Three Top Room, 169 Plemmons Student Union