Ishion Hutchinson

Jamaican poet Ishion Hutchinson visits Rollins College.

Event Details
February 8, 2018
7.30 p.m.
Ishion Hutchinson: Reading, On-stage Interview, and Signing

Event Details

Craft Talk:  October 17, 4 p.m., SunTrust Auditorium.

Reading: October 17, 7:30 p.m., Bush Auditorium.

Speaker Bio

Current as of October 11, 2017
Born in Port Antonio, Jamaica, poet Ishion Hutchinson earned a BA at the University of the West Indies, an MFA at New York University, and a Ph.D. at the University of Utah. He is the author of two collections of poetry: Far District (2010), winner of the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award, and House of Lords and Commons (2016), winner of the National Books Critics Circle award. Hutchinson’s additional honors include a Whiting Writers’ Award and the Academy of American Poets’ Larry Levis Prize. A Pirogue Fellow, Hutchinson teaches at Cornell University.