Eduardo C. Corral
|Eduardo C. Corral|
Eduardo Corral at 2013 Fall for the Book
|Born||Casa Grande, Arizona|
|Alma mater||Arizona State University;
Iowa Writer's Workshop
|Notable awards||Yale Younger Series Poets;
Corral studied Chicano studies at Arizona State University. He received his Masters in Fine Arts from the Iowa Writer's Workshop. Corral was also a founding fellow of the CantoMundo Writers Conference.
His collection "Slow Lightning" was chosen by Carl Phillips for the prestigious Yale Younger Series Poets Prize. Corral is the first Latino poet chosen for the prize. He has cited Robert Hayden and Federico García Lorca as influences.
Awards and fellowships
- Discovery/The Nation Award, 2005
- New Millennium Writings Award
- Whiting Award, 2011
- Yale Younger Series Poets, 2011
- Yaddo Fellowship
- MacDowell Colony Fellowship
- Olive B. O'Connor Fellowship, 2009
- Slow Lightning, (Yale University Press, 2012)
- "Slow Lightning and Eduardo Corral: Yale’s First Latino Younger Poet". Yale Press Log. Retrieved 17 April 2016.
- "Poetry opened doors wide for Eduardo Corral". azcentral.com. Retrieved 17 April 2016.
- Eduardo C. Corral. "Lorcaloca". Retrieved 17 April 2016.
- Latino Poets Connect at CantoMundo by Belinda Acosta, Poets & Writers, November/December 2011 https://www.pw.org/content/latino_poets_connect_at_cantomundo
- "CantoMundo: Two poets meet in conversation about grief", Portuguese American Journal, January 22, 2012 http://portuguese-american-journal.com/cantomundo-two-poets-meet-in-conversation-about-griefaustin-tx/
- "Web Del Sol Chapbook Series: Eduardo C. Corral". Retrieved 17 April 2016.
- "Poetry Profiled 2012". PublishersWeekly.com. Retrieved 17 April 2016.
- "Poet Eduardo Corral Wins Whiting Award". Retrieved 17 April 2016.
- "Poetry opened doors wide for Eduardo Corral" by Richard Ruelas, Arizona Republic, November 26, 2011.