Monday Monologues | Sacrament of Bodies, Readings by Romeo Oriogun Online
IN PERSON at Univeristy Library in the Grant Wood Foyer OR stream on YouTube
Nigerian poet and essayist, Romeo Oriogun is the author of Sacrament of Bodies, Nomad, and three chapbooks. He is the winner of the 2017 Brunel International African Poetry Prize. A finalist for the Lambda Prize for poetry and for The Future Awards African Prize for Literature, he has received fellowships and support from Harvard University, Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, Oregon Institute for Creative Research, and the IIE- Artist Protection Fund. Origun's poems have appeared in Poetry, the New Yorker, Harvard Review, American Poetry Review, and others. A graduate of the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, his poems have been translated into several languages. He is currently a postdoctoral research associate in the Iowa State University MFA Program in Creative Writing and Environment.
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- Monday, March 21, 2022
- 12:15pm - 1:00pm
- Parks Library
- This is an online event. Event URL: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdoUfZ4bSstnfkw4LF2R5-Q