Tony Hoagland teaches in the Creative Writing Program at the University of Houston and at Warren Wilson College. His recently released collection of essays, Twenty Poems that Could Save America (2013) presents his passionate advocacy for the relevance of poetry in contemporary life and is another example of his penchant for witty tales. His poetry volumes include Unincorporated Persons in the Late Honda Dynasty (Graywolf Press, 2010), National Book Critics Circle Award finalist What Narcissism Means to Me (Graywolf Press, 2003), Donkey Gospel (1998) and Sweet Ruin (1992) He has won the Jackson Prize, the O. B. Hardison Prize for Poetry and Teaching from the Folger Shakespeare Library, the 2005 Mark Twain Award of the Poetry Foundation in recognition of his contribution to humor in American poetry, and many others. He has also received many prestigious fellowships and grants, including from the National Endowment fo the Arts.
(Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2012, Spring 2015)
Although Harvey has come and gone, many in our community continue to struggle with uncertain physical, temporal, and emotional spaces. Our thoughts and prayers are with you as you recover and heal.
Registration is on going for fall courses, either online, by email, or by phone. We look forward to sharing the rest of this interesting and challenging fall with you.
The following courses are fully subscribed and have been closed.
Lois Stark: The Telling Image
Houston Collects: Contemporary Cool in River Oaks
Romantic Rarities with Brian Connelly
Wednesdays, October 18, November 1 and 15, 6:30-8:00 P.M.
Private home, check with registrar for availability
Inside the Middle East
October 26, November 2, 9, and 16
The Station Museum of Contemporary Art
1502 Alabama at LaBranch
Fall 2017 Study Tour
Newport: History Preserved
Thursday, October 26–Monday, October 30, 2017
Spring 2018 Study Tour
Mexico City: Past, Present, Future
Tuesday, April 3–Monday, April 9, 2018
Waiting list only, check with registrar
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