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Poetry and Creative Nonfiction Reading and Craft Talk: Michael Dowdy

Michael Dowdy will deliver a lecture and discussion entitled “Poets, Critics, and the Limits of Literary Citizenship”

Tuesday, November 6, 2018, 2:00pm
Curtin Hall 175

In addition, Dowdy will read from his award-winning poetry collection, Urbilly, and from his latest project, a volume of lyric essays.

Tuesday November 6, 2018, 7:00pmWoodland Pattern Book Center, 720 E Locust St.

Michael Dowdy is a poet, critic, editor, and essayist. His works include a book of poems, Urbilly (2017), a scholarly study of Latinx poetry, Broken Souths: Latina/o Poetic Responses to Neoliberalism and Globalization (2013)and, as coeditor with Claudia Rankine, a critical anthology, American Poets in the 21st Century: Poetics of Social Engagement (2018). He teaches poetry and Latinx literature at the University of South Carolina.