February 18, 2019

015–Bookin’ w/ Tyree Daye

For Bookin's 15th episode, we are joined by poet Tyree Daye, author of two poetry collections River Hymns 2017 APR/Honickman First Book Prize winner and Cardinal forthcoming from Copper Canyon Press 2020. Daye is a 2017 Ruth Lilly Finalist and Cave Canem fellow. Daye’s work has been published in Prairie Schooner, New York Times, Nashville Review. Daye won the 2019 Palm Beach Poetry Festival Langston Hughes Fellowship, the 2019 Diana and Simon Raab Writers-In- Residence and is a 2019 Kate Tufts Finalist.  Daye talks about death, ghosts, survival mechanisms, Whitney Houston, Dorianne Laux, and many other things.  River Hymns can be purchased here: https://www.quailridgebooks.com/book/9780983300854

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