Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Ashland Poetry Workshop

This December, the Ashland University English Department invites regional poets to a free poetry workshop weekend.  The event includes workshop sessions, seminars, and readings by the workshop instructors. 

Guest presenter Lynn Powell will give a reading and a seminar that will focus on the work of two of Ohio's most prominent and influential poets - Mary Oliver (who is an Ohio native) and Elton Glaser (who has lived in Ohio for close to forty years).

Workshops will be led by Lynn Powell, Deborah Fleming (English Department chair), Stephen Haven (Director of the MFA Program), and Sarah M. Wells (Administrative Director of the MFA Program).

Any and all poets are welcome to register, but space is limited, so please contact Sarah Wells by November 24 at or 419.289.5957 to register.

When: December 1 and 2, 2012
Where: Ashland University, Ashland, Ohio

Visit the Ashland Poetry Workshop blog for complete details, travel information, and local accommodations.

Funding for this program was made possible in part by the Ohio Humanities Council with support by the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the program do not necessarily reflect those of the National Endowment for the Humanities, or of the Ohio Humanities Council.