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Camille T. Dungy Reads From Latest Collection

April 2 event is free and open to the public

3/8/2006 2:05:52 PM


LYNCHBURG – Camille T. Dungy, associate professor of English and author, will read from her latest collection of poetry on Apr. 2 at 3 p.m. at the Maier Museum.

Dungy’s collection is called “What to Eat, What to Drink, What to Leave for Poison.” The event is free and open to the public.

In addition to her most recent publication, Dungy is assistant editor of The Cave Canem 10 Year Anniversary Reader (University of Michigan Press, March 2006).

She has been awarded fellowships by the National Endowment for the Arts, The Virginia Commission for the Arts, The American Antiquarian Society, and Cave Canem, and she has been a John Atherton Scholar at the Bread Loaf Writers Conference, and a Tennessee Williams Scholar at the Sewanee Writers Conference.

Once the Writer-in-Residence at Rocky Mountain National Park, Camille Dungy has also been awarded fellowships and residencies at The Corporation of Yaddo, The Virginia Center for the Arts, the Ragdale Foundation, and the Norton Island/Eastern Frontier Society.

Recent poems have appeared in The Missouri Review, The Southern Review, Mid-American Review, The Crab Orchard Review, and on

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