Cornelius Eady, 20th Annual ODU Literary Festival

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Featured Participant

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Webb University Center

Author/Artist Bio

Cornelius Eady is the winner of an NEA fellowship, a National Arts Club Scholarship in poetry at the Breadloaf Writer’s Conference, a Millay Colony fellowship, and fellowships from the Ragdale Foundation and the Virginia Center for the Creative Arts. Cornelius Eady has worked as a Poet-in-the-Schools in New York, Vermont, and Virginia. In Virginia he was in the Artist-in-Residency program in Richmond and the University of Virginia’s Young Writers Workshop. He was also Writer-in-Residence at Sweet Briar College from 1982 to 1984. His books include Kartunes, Victims of the Latest Dance Craze, The Gathering of My Name, and You Don’t Miss Your Water.


Eady read on Tuesday, October 14th, 1997 at 10:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.


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