Encounter with Ishion Hutchinson


Encounter with Ishion Hutchinson

Color photograph of the head and shoulders of a dark skinned man with locks tied behind his head, looking at the camera with a serious expression

Ishion Hutchinson (photograph by Marco Giugliarelli)

Reading with 2018 Fellow Ishion Hutchinson at the Festival della Cultura Americana in collaboration with the Centro Studi Americani.

As part of the Festival della Cultura Americana, a collaboration between Centro Studi Americani and various institutions in Rome, 2018 Fellow Ishion Hutchinson will read poems from his newly collection of poems School of Instructions (MacMillan, 2023). Afterwards, the author will take some questions from the audience.

Ishion Hutchinson was born in Port Antonio, Jamaica. He is the author of the poetry collections Far District, winner of the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award for Poetry, and House of Lords and Commons, which received the National Book Critics Circle Award in Poetry. He is the recipient of a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Joseph Brodsky Rome Prize in Literature, the Whiting Award, and a Donald Windham–Sandy M. Campbell Literature Prize, among other honors.

Date & time
Tuesday, November 28, 2023
6:00 PM
McKim, Mead & White Building
Via Angelo Masina, 5
Rome, Italy
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