Friday, March 11, 2011

Hofstra Happenings: Pulitzer Prize-Winning Alumnus Stephen Dunn ’62 Returns for Reading

Pulitzer Prize-winning poet Stephen Dunn ’62 returned to the Hofstra campus to meet with creative writing students and give a reading and book signing on November 3, 2010. The event was part of Hofstra’s 75th anniversary celebration and the University’s “Great Writers, Great Readings” series.

Mr. Dunn is the author of 16 books, including Different Hours, which won the 2001 Pulitzer Prize for poetry.
What Goes On: Selected & New Poems 1995-2009 was chosen as one of the Notable Books for Adults by the American Library Association. Since 1974, he has taught at Richard Stockton College of New Jersey, where he is a distinguished professor of creative writing. His newest collection of poems, Here and Now, is forthcoming from W.W. Norton in May 2011.


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