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Pulitizer Prize winning poet Tracy K. Smith comes to OCU April 2, 2014.
4/2/2014 10:00:00 AM-4/2/2014 8:00:00 PM
The OCU Film Institute begins its 32nd year September 22, 2013; the fall book discussion series "Let's Talk About It, Oklahoma" begins the "Making Sense of the American Civil War" series on September 10, 2013; and the 16th Annual Spring Documentary Film Series begins on Sunday, March 30, 2014. Check this site regularly to find details on these and other programs. For more info: www.okcu.edu/film-lit/
For more info: www.okcu.edu/film-lit/

 

Tracy K Smith

Pulitzer Prize-winning Poet (2012)

One of the most compelling voices in American poetry, Tracy K. Smith won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for her most recent collection Life on Mars...more

Poet will be on campus for Workshop/Poetry Reading on Wednesday, April 02, 2014.

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Terrance Hayes

One of the most compelling voices in American poetry, Terrance Hayes won the 2010 National Book Award for his most recent collection Lighthead. He has also published three other books of po...more

Poet will be on campus for Workshop/Poetry Reading on Wednesday, April 03, 2013.

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Claudia Emerson

Born and raised in Virginia, Claudia Emerson won the won the 2006 Pulitzer Prize for Poetry for her collection Late Wife. Her other volumes of poetry include Pharaoh, Pharaoh (1997), ...more

Poet will be on campus for Workshop/Poetry Reading on Wednesday, April 04, 2012.

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Carolyn Forché

Known as a “poet of witness” and human rights advocate, Carolyn Forché will be featured in the 13th annual Thatcher Hoffman Smith Poetry Series at Oklahoma City University on April 13, 2011. Forché...more

Poet will be on campus for Workshop/Poetry Reading on Wednesday, April 13, 2011.

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Natasha Trethewey

Pulitzer Prize winning poet Natasha Trethewey will be featured at Oklahoma City University on April 7, 2010. She won the Pulitzer Prize for her third volume of poetry, Native Guard (2006). H...more

Poet will be on campus for Workshop/Poetry Reading on Wednesday, April 07, 2010.

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Charles Simic

Charles Simic, the fifteenth Poet Laureate of the United States, will be featured at Oklahoma City University on April 1, 2009. Born in 1938 in Yugoslavia, Simic immigrated to the United States in ...more

Poet will be on campus for Workshop/Poetry Reading on Wednesday, April 01, 2009.

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Jimmy Santiago Baca

Born in New Mexico of Chicano and Apache descent, Jimmy Santiago Baca was raised first by his grandmother and was later sent to an orphanage. A runaway at age thirteen, it was after Baca was sentenced...more

Poet will be on campus for Workshop/Poetry Reading on Wednesday, April 02, 2008.

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Joy Harjo

Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, in 1951 and an enrolled member of the Muskogee Tribe, Joy Harjo went to New Mexico to attend the Institute of American Indian Arts where she studied painting and theatre, not ...more

Poet will be on campus for Workshop/Poetry Reading on Wednesday, April 11, 2007.

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Ted Kooser

Recently appointed the United States Poet Laureate by the Library of Congress, the highly regarded Nebraskan poet Ted Kooser is the first poet from the Great Plains to hold the position. A professor o...more

Poet will be on campus for Workshop/Poetry Reading on Wednesday, April 05, 2006.

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Lucille Clifton

Winner of the National Book Award, distinguished American poet Lucille Clifton has written eleven books of poetry and over twenty books for children. Clifton sings in musically clear poems and shows ...more

Poet will be on campus for Workshop/Poetry Reading on Wednesday, November 02, 2005.

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Billy Collins

Billy Collins was born in New York City in 1941. He is the author of several books of poetry, including Nine Horses (Random House, 2002); Sailing Alone Around the Room: New and Selected Poem...more

Poet will be on campus for Workshop/Poetry Reading on Wednesday, April 06, 2005.

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Li-Young Lee

Li-Young Lee was born in 1957 in Jakarta, Indonesia, of Chinese parents. His father, who was a personal physician to Mao Zedong while in China, relocated his family to Indonesia, where he helped found...more

Poet will be on campus for Workshop/Poetry Reading on Wednesday, April 07, 2004.

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Naomi Shihab Nye

Naomi Shihab Nye was born in St. Louis, Missouri, in 1952, to a Palestinian father and an American mother. She received her B.A. from Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, where she still resides ...more

Poet will be on campus for Workshop/Poetry Reading on Wednesday, April 16, 2003.

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Mark Doty

Mark Doty was born in 1953. He is the author of six books of poems, including Source (HarperCollins, 2002); Sweet Machine (1998); Atlantis (1995), which received the Ambassador Bo...more

Poet will be on campus for Workshop/Poetry Reading on Wednesday, April 10, 2002.

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Michael Ondaatje

Sri-Lanka native Michael Ondaatje is a literary phenomenon: a best-selling writer, one whose work is a stunning fusion of jazz rhythms, film montage technique, and profoundly beautiful language. Altho...more

Poet will be on campus for Workshop/Poetry Reading on Wednesday, April 18, 2001.

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Jane Hirshfield

Jane Hirshfield was born in New York City in 1953. After receiving her B.A. from Princeton University in their first graduating class to include women, she went on to study at the San Francsico Zen Ce...more

Poet will be on campus for Workshop/Poetry Reading on Wednesday, March 29, 2000.

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Robert Pinsky

Former Poet Laureate, Robert Pinsky was born in Long Branch, New Jersey, in 1940. He is the author of six books of poetry: Jersey Rain (Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 2000); The Figured Wheel: New...more

Poet will be on campus for Workshop/Poetry Reading on Wednesday, March 31, 1999.

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