Tyree Daye

Tyree Daye was raised in Youngsville, North Carolina. He is theauthor of the poetry collections [a little bump in the earth] (forthcoming from Copper Canyon Press, 2024), Cardinal (Copper CanyonPress, 2020), and River Hymns (American Poetry Review, 2017), winnerof the APR/Honickman First Book Prize. A Cave Canem fellow and a Palm Beach Poetry Festival Langston Hughes Fellow, Daye is the recipient of a Whiting Writers Award, a Kate Tufts Award finalist, and a 2021 Paterson Prize finalist. He was the 2019 Diana and Simon RaabWriter-In-Residence at the University of California, Santa Barbara,and received an Amy Clampitt Residency. Daye is an Assistant Professorat the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. In January 2023,Daye served as guest editor of the Poem-a-Day series.


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