Shane Mcrae



     November 3, 2019
    5:00 PM


    Literary Salon – USM Columbus Center
    701 E Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD, USA


Shane Mcrae

Shane McCrae is the author of six books of poetry: The Gilded Auction Block (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2019); In the Language of My Captor (Wesleyan University Press, 2017), which was a finalist for the National Book Award, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, and the William Carlos Williams Award, and won the 2018 Anisfield-Wolf Book Award for Poetry; The Animal Too Big to Kill (Persea Books, 2015), winner of the 2014 Lexi Rudnitsky/Editor’s Choice Award; Forgiveness Forgiveness (Factory Hollow Press, 2014); Blood (Noemi Press, 2013); and Mule (Cleveland State University Poetry Center, 2011). He is the recipient of a Whiting Writers’ Award, a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, the 2017 Lannan Literary Award for Poetry, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. He teaches at Columbia University and lives in New York City.