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Kyle Dargan Associate Professor Department of Literature

Additional Positions at AU
Director of Creative Writing
MFA, Creative Writing, Indiana University
BA, English Language and Literature, The University of Virginia

Favorite Spot on Campus
Katzen Arts Center
Favorite Place in Washington DC
C & O Canal
Kyle G. Dargan is the author of four collections of poetry, most recently HONEST ENGINE (UGA, 2015) and LOGORRHEA DEMENTIA (UGA,2010). His debut, THE LISTENING (UGA 2004), won the 2003 Cave Canem Prize, and his second, BOUQUET OF HUNGERS (UGA 2007), was awarded the 2008 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award in poetry. Dargan’s poems and non-fiction have appeared in publications such as Callaloo, Denver Quarterly, Jubilat, The Newark Star-Ledger, Ploughshares,, and Shenandoah. While a Yusef Komunyakaa fellow at Indiana University, he served as poetry editor for Indiana Review. He is the founding editor of Post No Ills magazine and was most recently the managing editor of Callaloo.

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Kyle Dargan's Honest Engine

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Book Notes: Honest Engine

Associate Professor of Literature Kyle Dargan publishes new collection of poems.
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Kyle Dargan

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Poetry: Connections and Communication

Precision and making choices define work for literature department’s Kyle Dargan.
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American University Literature Department professors discuss their favorite fiction.

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The Desert Island Reading List

AU Literature Department professors discuss their favorite fiction.
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