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Hobart Alumnus’ Poetry Published

Geneva, NY—Dwight Maxwell, of New York City, a 1995 Hobart College graduate, contributed the poem “For Dubois in Germany” for the Fall 2000 issue of Callaloo magazine, published by Johns Hopkins University Press.

Born in Jamaica, Maxwell graduated with honors from Hobart College in 1995. As a student at Hobart, he received the Martin Luther King Jr. Senior Leadership Award, given for exemplifying concern to others, commitment to improving human relationships, leadership in minority affairs, and dedication to intellectual excellence. He also received the Charles H. Prize, given to a student who writes an 80 line. Additionally, Maxwell was awarded the 1995 Academic Excellence Award. He was also a Benjamin Hale Scholar for distinguished academic achievement, and was named to the Dean's List. Maxwell holds a master of fine arts degree from New York University.

Callaloo, the premier African-American and African literary journal, publishes original works and critical studies of black writers worldwide, and offers a mixture of fiction, poetry, plays, critical essays, cultural studies, interviews, and visual art. Frequent annotated bibliographies, special thematic issues, and original art and photography are some of the features of this highly acclaimed international showcase of arts and letters.

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