Terrance Hayes

2020 Visiting Poets & Writers

Terrance Hayes

Terrance Haye’s most recent publications include American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin (Penguin 2018) and To Float In the Space Between: Drawings and Essays in Conversation with Etheridge Knight (Wave, 2018). To Float In the Space Between was the winner of the Poetry Foundation’s 2019 Pegasus Award for Poetry Criticism and a finalist for the 2018 National Book Critics Circle Award in Criticism. American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin was a finalist for the 2018 National Book Circle Award in Poetry, the 2018 National Book Award in Poetry, the 2018 TS Eliot Prize for Poetry, and the 2018 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. Hayes is a Professor of English at New York University. Check out his website or take in his tribute to Cave Canem.