David Wojahn, 30th Annual ODU Literary Festival


David Wojahn

Document Type

Featured Participant

Festival Date



Webb University Center - River Rooms

Author/Artist Bio

Poet and essayist David Wojahn was a Pulitzer Prize finalist for his most recent collection, Interrogation Palace: New and Selected Poems 1982-2004, published in 2006, and the recipient of the O. B. Hardison Award from the Folger Shakespeare Library. He won the Yale Series of Younger Poets prize for his first collection, Icehouse Lights, as well as numerous other literary awards. Wojahn’s other titles include Mystery Train, Late Empire, The Falling Hour, and Spirit Cabinet. A Guggenheim fellow and recipient of a National Endowment for the Arts fellowship, Wojahn is Professor of English at Virginia Commonwealth University. He also teaches in he MFA Program at Vermont College.


Wojahn read on Thursday, October 4, 2007 at 2:00 p.m.


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