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Kyle Dargan

Associate Professor Department of Literature

Additional Positions at AU

  • Director of Creative Writing
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, TheRoot.com, 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.

Degrees

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
Office
CAS - Literature
Battelle Tompkins - 235
Contact Info
(202) 885-2933 (Office)

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For the Media
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See Also
American-Boi.com
Creative Writing Program
Interview on Moyers & Company
Reading from BOUQUET OF HUNGERS
Reading "On Men" from THE LISTENING

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