Talks

Windham-Campbell Prize Talk | Sources of Poetry

Free admission

Zaffar Kunial about the sources of his poetry, from song lyrics to family histories to his undying love for the sport of English cricket, with Langdon Hammer, Niel Gray Jr. Professor of English at Yale. With formally inventive poems drawing on multiple languages and literary traditions, Kunial explores the complexities of hybrid cultural identities in an intimate and resonant lyric voice.

Windham-Campbell Literature Prize programs

Established in 2013 with a gift from the late novelist Donald Windham in memory of his partner of forty years, Sandy M. Campbell, the Windham-Campbell Literature Prizes at Yale University recognize writers worldwide and give prominence to their literary achievements. The prizes provide opportunities to focus on work independent of financial concerns.

Click here to learn more about Kunial and the other Windham Campbell 2022 prize recipients, and to see the full Festival schedule.

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Photo of Zaffar Kunial by Geraint Hill

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