Ishion Hutchinson

Ishion Hutchinson

Biography

Ishion Hutchinson was born in Port Antonio, Jamaica. He is the author of two poetry collections, Far District and House of Lords and Commons. He is the recipient of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Poetry, a Guggenheim Fellowship, the Whiting Writers Award, the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award and the Larry Levis Prize from the Academy of American Poets, among others. He teaches in the graduate writing program at Cornell University and is a contributing editor to the literary journals The Common and Tongue: A Journal of Writing & Art.

Buy Ishion’s latest book, House of Lords and Commons, on Amazon.

Events with Ishion Hutchinson

How Deep the Heart Runs: A Celebration of Yusef Komunyakaa

11 May 2019
3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
NYU Creative Writing Program
Lillian Vernon Creative Writers House
58 West 10th Street
New York, NY 10011