Poetry Days presents C. Dale Young
C. Dale Young is an award-winning poet and writer who practices medicine full-time and teaches in the Warren Wilson College MFA Program for Writers. He is the author of four poetry collections including most recently Torn (2011) and The Halo (2016) and his novel in stories, The Affliction (2018). He is a recipient of fellowships from the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the National Endowment for the Arts, the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and the Rockefeller Foundation. C. Dale Young is the 2017 recipient of the The Hanes Award given by the Fellowship of Southern Writers to recognize a distinguished body of work by a poet in midcareer. He is the first Latino (and first of Asian descent) to win the award. His poetry and short fiction have appeared in many anthologies and magazines, including The Best American Poetry, Asian American Poetry: The Next Generation, American Poetry Review, The Atlantic Monthly, The Nation, The New Republic, The Paris Review, and POETRY. He lives in San Francisco with his spouse the biologist and composer, Jacob Bertrand. C. Dale Young is a graduate of Boston College, class of 1991.
Wednesday, October 17 at 7:00pm to 9:00pm