Terrance Hayes’s latest poetry collection American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin (Penguin, 2018) 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. The recipient of numerous honors and fellowships, he is a senior faculty member of the NYU Creative Writing Program. NYU Creative Writing Program Director Deborah Landau is the author of four poetry collections, most recently Soft Targets, forthcoming from Copper Canyon in April 2019.
Co-sponsored with the Poetry Society of America