C35 Contributor Eduardo C. Corral Wins Prestigious Poetry Prize

Mark Laliberte/ May 24, 2016/ Award, Featured Artist, Poet, Uncategorized

We’d like to congratulate CAROUSEL 35 contributor Eduardo C. Corral, who just took home the 2016 Holmes National Poetry Prize. This prize was developed in memory of Princeton alumnus Theodore H. Holmes, and is awarded each year by faculty of the Princeton Creative Writing Program to a poet of notable merit.

Corral’s debut collection of poems, Slow Lightning, won the 2011 Yale Series of Younger Poets Prize, and his poems have been featured in Best American Poetry 2012, and Poetry, among others. He has previously been awarded the Whiting Writer’s Award, along with a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts, and the J. Howard and Barbara M. J. Wood Prize from Poetry, to name only a few of his extensive accolades. Corral currently teaches at at Pacific University’s low-residency MFA Program.

: : : : Read Eduardo C. Corral’s poetic collaboration with esteemed Canadian poet Jim Johnstone, ‘Alternating Landscapes (Sonaran Desert / High Park)’ — which appears in CAROUSEL 35 

: : : : More on Eduardo C. Corral at The Poetry Foundation 


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