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Department of Languages and Literatures

Eduardo C. Corral Poetry Reading

Eduardo C. CorralAward-winning poet Eduardo C. Corral reads from his work on Wednesday, February 12 @ 7:30 p.m. in Barlett 1017. Click here for more information.



Eduardo C. Corral, who writes poetry in both English and Spanish, holds degrees from Arizona State University and the University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop. His first book of poetry, Slow Lightning (2012), won the Yale Younger Poets Prize, making him the first Latino recipient of the award. Corral has received numerous honors and awards, including the Discovery/The Nation Award, the J. Howard and Barbara M.J. Wood Prize, a Whiting Writers’ Award, and a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts. A CantoMundo Fellow, he has held the Olive B. O’Connor Fellowship in Creative Writing at Colgate University and was the Philip Roth Resident in Creative Writing at Bucknell University. He lives in New York City.

Click here to read a sample of Corral's poetry.

This performance is free and open to the public.  It is sponsored by the Department of Languages & Literatures, the College of Humanities, Arts and Sciences, Sigma Delta Pi, the North American Review, and UNI Proud.