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Kyle Dargan Assoc Professor Department of Literature

Additional Positions at AU
Asst. Director of Creative Writing
MFA, Creative Writing, Indiana University
BA, English Language and Literature, The University of Virginia

Favorite Spot on Campus
Katzen Arts Center
Favorite Place in Washington DC
C & O Canal
Kyle G. Dargan is the author of five collections of poetry, most recently ANAGNORISIS (Northwestern, 2018), HONEST ENGINE (UGA, 2015) and LOGORRHEA DEMENTIA (UGA,2010). His debut, THE LISTENING (UGA 2004), won the 2003 Cave Canem Prize, and his second, BOUQUET OF HUNGERS (UGA 2007), was awarded the 2008 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award in poetry. Dargan’s poems and non-fiction have appeared in publications such as Callaloo, Denver Quarterly, Jubilat, The Newark Star-Ledger, Ploughshares,, and Shenandoah. While a Yusef Komunyakaa fellow at Indiana University, he served as poetry editor for Indiana Review. He is the founding editor of Post No Ills magazine and was most recently the managing editor of Callaloo.


Spring 2023

  • LIT-215 Writers in Print/Person

  • LIT-701 Advanced Poetry Workshop

Fall 2023

  • LIT-107 Creative Writing Across Genres

  • LIT-401 Creative Writing: Poetry