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Assistant Professor

2017, Master of Fine Arts: Concentration in Poetry, North Carolina State University

2015, Bachelor of Arts in English: Concentration in Creative Writing, North Carolina State University


Tyree Daye is a poet from Youngsville, North Carolina. He is the author of two poetry collections River Hymns 2017 APR/Honickman First Book Prize winner and Cardinal forthcoming from Copper Canyon Press 2020. Daye is a 2017 Ruth Lilly Finalist and Cave Canem fellow. Daye’s work has been published in Prairie Schooner, New York Times, Nashville Review. Daye won the 2019 Palm Beach Poetry Festival Langston Hughes Fellowship, 2019 Diana and Simon Raab Writer-In-Residence at UC Santa Barbara and is a 2019 Kate Tufts Finalist. Daye most recently was awarded a 2019 Whiting Writers Award.

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Copper Canyon Press: Cardinal (book, poetry, 2020) American Poetry Review/Honickman First Book Prize: River Hymns (book, poetry, 2017) Academy of American Poets: Poem-a-day: “Field Notes on Beginning” (poetry) Oxford American: “The World Grows” (poetry) New York Times (Selected by Terrance Hayes): “Tamed” (poetry)


Whiting Writiers Award, 2019 Diana and Simon Raab Writers-In- Residence, APR/Honickman First Book Prize, Amy Clampitt Residency, The Glenna Luschei Poetry Prize

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