“Art United” Workshop to Be Taught by Poet Kaveh Akbar on April 1

Register now for Art United, a poetry workshop for members of the NC State community. Art United will focus on communicating about the unconscious through poetry. Participants will work on individual and collaborative poems with acclaimed poet and editor Kaveh Akbar (author of Calling a Wolf a Wolf).

Kaveh Akbar’s poems appear in The New Yorker, Poetry, Paris Review, Best American Poetry, The New York Times, and elsewhere. He is the author of Calling a Wolf a Wolf (Alice James/Penguin UK 2017) and a chapbook, Portrait of the Alcoholic, published by Sibling Rivalry.

The recipient of a Levis Reading Prize, a Pushcart Prize and a Ruth Lilly and Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Poetry Fellowship, Kaveh is the founding editor of Divedapper, a home for interviews with major voices in contemporary poetry. Born in Tehran, Iran, he teaches at Purdue University and in the low-residency MFA programs at Randolph College and Warren Wilson.

Art United is free and open to all NC State students, staff, and faculty. It will take place from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. on April 1 , 2019 in D.H. Hill’s Fishbowl.