All posted events are located in the Schar College of Education Ronk Lecture Hall, Ashland University in Ashland, Ohio and are free and open to the public.
1-2:30 p.m. Poetry Faculty Craft Seminar: “Poetry and Memorability” with Mark Irwin and Peter Campion
7 p.m. Visiting Writer Reading: Tom French
About the Presenters:
Campion is the editor of the journal Literary Imagination. He is currently Assistant Professor of English at the University of Minnesota where he teaches creative writing, modern and contemporary poetry, prosody, and poetry and the visual arts.
Mark Irwin, poetry, was born in Faribault, Minnesota, and has lived throughout the United States and abroad in France and Italy. His poetry and essays have appeared widely in many literary magazines including The American Poetry Review, The Atlantic, Georgia Review, The Kenyon Review, Paris Review, Poetry, The Nation, New England Review, and the New Republic. A graduate of the Iowa Writer’s Workshop (M.F.A.), he also holds a Ph.D. in English/Comparative Literature and has taught at a number of universities and colleges including Case Western Reserve, the University of Iowa, Ohio University, the University of Denver, the University of Colorado/Boulder, the University of Nevada, and Colorado College.