The Theodore Albert Viehe Endowed Lectureship Presents Randall Horton - Talk with the Author and Poet

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Randall Horton is a writer, poet, artist, and an associate professor of English at the University of New Haven. He is the only person in the United States with seven felony convictions and academic tenure.

Horton is the recipient of the 2022 Creative Capital Award, the American Book Award for Oral Literature, the Gwendolyn Brooks Poetry Award, the Bea Gonzalez Poetry Award, a National Endowment of the Arts Fellowship in Literature, the GLCA New Writers Award for Creative Nonfiction for Hook: A Memoir, a Poet-in-Residence at the Civil Right Corpse, and a Soze Foundation Right to Return Fellow. His latest work, Dead Weight: A Memoir, was published by Northwestern University Press in 2022.

He is also co-founder of the social justice band, Radical Reversal and a member of the band Heroes Are Gang Leaders.

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Refreshments will be served.

Kerri Johnson
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When and Where
November 02, 2022
4:00 pm - 5:45 pm
Room/Location: Fireside Lounge - SAU

Open to the Public

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