NC State Literary Readings Series presents Tyree Daye and Gabrielle Calvocoressi
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September 27, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
NC State MFA alumnus Tyree Daye is a poet from Youngsville, North Carolina. Winner of the 2017 APR/Honickman First Book Prize for his book River Hymns, Daye is a 2017 Ruth Lilly Finalist and Cave Canem fellow and longtime member of the editorial staff at Raleigh Review. He received his MFA in poetry from North Carolina State University. Daye’s work has been published in Prairie Schooner, Nashville Review, and has poems in Four Way Review and forthcoming in Ploughshares. Daye recently won the Amy Clampitt Residency for 2018 and The Glenna Luschei Prairie Schooner Award for his poems in the Fall 2015 issue.
Gabrielle Calvocoressi is a poet and essayist whose most recent book, Apocalyptic Swing, was a finalist for The Los Angeles Times Book Award. Her poems have been featured in The New York Times, Boston Review, The Washington Post, on Garrison Keillor's Poet's Almanac and in numerous journals and are forthcoming in Poetry Magazine and At Length. She writes the Sports Desk column for The Best American Poetry blog and is on the advisory board of The Rumpus' Poetry Book Club. She has been the recipient of numerous awards and fellowships including The Paris Review's Bernard F. Conners Prize, a Rona Jaffe Woman Writers Award, a Stegner Fellowship and Jones Lectureship from Stanford University, a Civitella di Ranieri fellowship and Lannan Foundation Residency Fellowship in Marfa, Texas. She sits on the poetry boards of The Rumpus and From the Fishouse. She is the Senior Poetry Editor for The Los Angeles Review of Books.