Derrick Harriell

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2023 Participant · Mississippi · Poetry

Derrick Harriell
Derrick Harriell

Derrick Harriell is the Ottilie Schillig Associate Professor of English and African American Studies at the University of Mississippi where he directs the African American Studies program. His previous poetry collections include Stripper in Wonderland, Come Kingdom, Cotton, and Ropes, winner of the 2014 Mississippi Institute of Arts and Letters Poetry Book Award. His short story, "There's a Riot Goin' On," was the recipient of the Robert L. Fish Memorial Award.

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  • Come Kingdom: Poems

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