Terrance Hayes


Terrance Hayes
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Terrance Hayes's most recent of three collections is Wind in a Box. His honors include a Whiting Writers Award, the Kate Tufts Discovery Award, a National Poetry Series award, a Pushcart Prize, three Best American Poetry selections, and an NEA Fellowship. His poems have appeared in a range of journals, including The New Yorker, Poetry, and The American Poetry Review. He is a Professor of Creative Writing at Carnegie Mellon University, and lives in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with his family.

Ploughshares issues edited by this author:

Winter 2010-11 Poetry & Fiction

Ploughshares articles by this author:

Title Section Season
Introduction: The Sentenced Museum Introduction Winter 2010-11
All the Way Live Poetry Spring 2009
The Golden Shovel Poetry Spring 2009
Gospel of the Two Sisters Poetry Spring 2002
A Postcard from Okemah Poetry Spring 2002


This bio was last updated on 12/09/2010.