Hometown: Newark, New Jersey
Kyle G. Dargan is the author of three collections of poetry, most recently HONEST ENGINE (UGA, 2015), LOGORRHEA DEMENTIA (UGA,2010). His debut, THE LISTENING (UGA 2004), won the 2003 Cave Canem Prize, and his second, BOUQUET OF HUNGERS (UGA 2007), was awarded the 2008 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award in poetry. Darganís poems and non-fiction have appeared in publications such as Callaloo, Denver Quarterly, Jubilat, The Newark Star-Ledger, Ploughshares, TheRoot.com, and Shenandoah. While a Yusef Komunyakaa fellow at Indiana University (2002-03), he served as poetry editor for Indiana Review 2002-04. He is the founding editor of Post No Ills magazine and was most recently the managing editor of Callaloo.
Kyle is Associate Professor and Director of Creative Writing and American University in Washington, DC.
- MFA, Creative Writing, Indiana University
- BA, English Language and Literature, The University of Virginia