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John Hodgen Library Reading Series: Princeton Edition

May 22 @ 6:00 pm 7:30 pm

Come listen to poetry by John Hodgen and Susan Roney O’Brien on Wednesday May 22nd in Princeton.

John Hodgen is the Writer-in-Residence at Assumption University in Worcester, MA, and Advisory Editor for New Letters at the University of Missouri in Kansas City. Hodgen won the AWP Donald Hall Prize in Poetry for Grace (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005). His fifth book, The Lord of Everywhere, is out from Lynx House, which is also publishing his new book, What We May Be, this spring. He has won the Grolier Prize for Poetry, an Arvon Foundation Award, the Yankee Magazine Award for Poetry, the Bluestem Award, the Balcones Prize, the Foley Prize, the Chad Walsh Prize from Beloit Poetry Journal, the Collins Prize from Birmingham Poetry Review, and a Massachusetts Cultural Council Award in Poetry. His poem “Hamlet Texts Guildenstern About Playing Upon the Pipe,” published in The Antioch Review, was chosen for inclusion in Scribner’s Best American Poetry 2017.

Susan Roney-O’Brien earned an MFA from Warren Wilson College, published chapbooks: Earth and Farmwife and collections: Legacy of the Last World, Bone Circle and Thira. Nominated for Pushcart Prizes and published widely, she works with the Worcester County Poetry Association, organizes monthly poetry readings and facilitates free poetry workshops.

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