January 17, 2015 After the troubles of 2014, critic Craig Morgan Teicher offers up a full shelf of poetry for a brand new year — offering no solutions, but full of ambivalence and precision, balm and fire.
"I became a poet in Pittsburgh," says, poet and University of Pittsburgh professor Terrance Hayes, pictured above at his home.
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September 17, 2014 Hayes, a professor of writing at the University of Pittsburgh, was recognized for "reflecting on race, gender, and family in works that seamlessly encompass both the historical and the personal."
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December 23, 2010 Poet and critic Meghan O'Rourke selects her favorite poetry collections of the year, celebrating the "acrobatic glee" of lyrical language.
April 19, 2006 Terrance Hayes teaches creative writing at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Penn. The following selection is taken from his latest collection, Wind in a Box.
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