Lewis Center Past Fellows

Eduardo C. Corral

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Eduardo C. Corral is a poet and the son of Mexican immigrants. His first book, Slow Lightning, was selected by Carl Phillips as the 2011 winner of the Yale Series of Younger Poets competition. Corral has also been the recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, the “Discovery”/The Nation Award, the J. Howard and Barbara M. J. Wood Prize from Poetry Magazine, and the Holmes National Poetry Prize from Princeton University. His poems have appeared in Ambit, Beloit Poetry Journal, New England Review, The New Republic, Ploughshares, and Poetry. He has served as the Olive B. O’Connor Fellow in Creative Writing at Colgate University and as the Philip Roth Resident in Creative Writing at Bucknell University. He currently works as an assistant professor in the M.F.A. program at North Carolina State University. As a Hodder Fellow at Princeton for 2017-18, Corral plans to research and write a sequence of poems informed by the life and the work of visual artist Martín Ramírez.


Poems by Eduardo Corral | PoetryFoundation.org

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