Jim Daniels

Oct. 11: Daniels reading

Daniels, poet of working class life, to present reading at UD


12:27 p.m., Sept. 13, 2012--Jim Daniels, an award-winning poet whose work focuses on working class life, will present a reading from 5-6 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 11, in 116 Gore Hall on the University of Delaware campus in Newark.

Sponsored by the Department of English and the Faculty Senate Committee on Cultural Activities and Public Events (CAPE) and supported by a grant from the Delaware Humanities Forum, the visit by Daniels is designed to bridge the gap between the humanities and the Delaware Valley’s working class.

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The program is partially funded by a grant from the Delaware Humanities Forum, a state program of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Daniels teaches creative writing at Carnegie Mellon University. He has authored or edited some 30 works of poetry, fiction and film, and has won the Brittingham Prize, the Tillie Olson Prize and the Blue Lynx Poetry Prize in addition to two National Endowment for the Arts fellowships.

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