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Carl Dennis Reading

Thursday, October 04, 2018,

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  • Location: Buttrick Hall • 390 24th Ave S • Nashville, TN 37240
  • Room: 101

Sponsored by the Department of English, Vanderbilt Creative Writing

Gertrude & Harold S. Vanderbilt Visiting Writers Series

  Carl Dennis was born in St. Louis, Missouri, Dennis, and is a poet and educator. He received his Ph.D. in English literature from the University of California, Berkeley, and worked as an assistant professor of English at University at Buffalo, where he has spent much of his career. Dennis has received several prizes for his poetry in addition to the Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, including a Fellowship at the Rockefeller Study Center in Bellagio, Italy, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship in Poetry, and the Ruth Lilly Poetry Prize.