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April 26-28, 2024

Word of South

Kerry James Evans

Kerry James Evans is the author of Bangalore (Copper Canyon). The recipient of a 2015 NEA Fellowship and a Walter E. Dakin Fellowship from Sewanee Writers’ Conference, his poems have appeared in Agni, Narrative, New England Review, Ploughshares, and many other journals. He lives in Milledgeville, Georgia, where he teaches in the MFA program at Georgia College & State University and serves as the poetry editor for Arts & Letters. He’ll be appearing at Word of South with the musician Kyle Kimbrell.