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BLOOM with Camille Dungy

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Dates Mon, Feb 26, 2024, 6:30pm

Tickets $75

Duration 90 minutes

Acclaimed poet and essayist Camille T. Dungy leads this virtual workshop with Nina Graham, Community Engagement Education Specialist with the United States Botanic Garden. 

This generative poetry workshop is co-sponsored with the United States Botanic Garden as part of the ongoing BLOOM workshops.

About Camille Dungy

Dungy is the author of four collections of poetry, most recently Trophic Cascade, winner of the Colorado Book Award. She is also the author of the essay collections Soil: The Story of a Black Mother’s Garden and Guidebook to Relative Strangers: Journeys into Race, Motherhood and History, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. Dungy has also edited anthologies including Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry and From the Fishouse: An Anthology of Poems that Sing, Rhyme, Resound, Syncopate, Alliterate, and Just Plain Sound Great. A 2019 Guggenheim Fellow, her honors include NEA Fellowships in poetry (2003) and prose (2018), an American Book Award, two NAACP Image Award nominations, and two Hurston/Wright Legacy Award nominations. Dungy’s poems have been published in Best American Poetry, The 100 Best African American Poems, the Pushcart Anthology, Best American Travel Writing, and over thirty other anthologies. She is University Distinguished Professor at Colorado State University.

“Earthly and visionary.” –Yusef Komunyakaa