O. B. Hardison Poetry Series Presents Carl Phillips & Eduardo C. Corral
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Eduardo C. Corral’s work has a beautiful intoxicating danger to it and a resistance to categorization. He is the 2011 recipient of the Yale Series of Younger Poets award and the first Latino poet to win the competition. Corral’s poems have appeared in Beloit Poetry Journal, New England Review, Ploughshares, and Poetry_. He has received a Discovery/The Nation _award and the 2011 Whiting Writers Award.
Carl Phillips’s work ruminates on mortal themes with lyrical grace and precision. He is the award-winning author of twelve books of poetry, including Double Shadow, which was a finalist for the 2011 National Book Award for poetry and won the 2011 _Los Angeles Times _Book Prize. He teaches at Washington University in St. Louis.
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