Co-presented with the Academy of American Poets
Terrance Hayes’s latest poetry collection American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin was a finalist for the 2018 National Book Award. His collection How to Be Drawn was a finalist for the 2015 National Book Award, the 2016 National Book Critics Circle Award, and received the 2016 NAACP Image Award for Poetry. His other books are Lighthead, Wind in a Box, Hip Logic, and Muscular Music, and To Float In The Space Between: Drawings and Essays in Conversation with Etheridge Knight. The recipient of numerous honors and fellowships, he is a senior faculty member of the NYU Creative Writing Program.