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Camille Dungy: Poet

Camille Dungy

The countdown to our first domestic summer residency continues: t-minus 10 weeks til our first day! Time to introduce our third visiting writer and speaker (and our Keynote Speaker for the residency) Camille Dungy.

Camille Dungy (a poet) will be giving a reading, open to the public, on July 15th in the Noel Studio Discovery Classroom at 1:45 in the afternoon. Her Keynote Address, a closed event, will be held later that evening.

Camille T. Dungy is the author of four collections of poetry: Trophic Cascade (Wesleyan UP, 2017), Smith Blue (Southern Illinois UP, 2011), Suck on the Marrow (Red Hen Press, 2010), and What to Eat, What to Drink, What to Leave for Poison (Red Hen Press, 2006). Her debut collection of personal essays is Guidebook to Relative Strangers (W. W. Norton, 2017). Dungy edited Black Nature: Four Centuries of African American Nature Poetry (UGA, 2009), and co-edited the From the Fishouse poetry anthology (Persea, 2009). Her honors include an American Book Award, two Northern California Book Awards, a California Book Award silver medal, and a fellowship from the NEA. Dungy is a Professor in the English Department at Colorado State University.

For questions regarding the domestic summer residency in Richmond, KY, please email Lindsey Frantz at For questions regarding the summer residency abroad in Lisbon, Portugal, please email Program Director Bob Johnson at

Published on April 28, 2017

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