Cornelius Eady

Cornelius Eady

Cornelius Eady is the author of several poetry collections, including Victims of the Latest Dance Craze, winner of the 1985 Lamont Prize; The Gathering of My Name, nominated for the 1992 Pulitzer Prize in Poetry; Brutal Imagination; and most recently, Hardheaded Weather (Putnam, 2008). He is co-founder of Cave Canem, and hold the Miller Family Endowed Chair in Literature and Writing and Professor in English at The University of Missouri-Columbia.