February 5: Ross Gay, PhD
Speakers' Corner, Falvey Library
A prolific poet, Dr. Gay has published three books of poetry—including Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude, Bringing the Shovel Down, and Against Which—and his fourth book of essays, The Book of Delights, releases in February 2019. His poems have appeared in the American Review, Harvard Review and various anthologies. Catalog was a finalist in the 2015 National Book Award for poetry, and it won the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award and the 2016 Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award. He teaches at Indiana University.