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Sunday, May 6 • 11:30am - 12:30pm
Lesley MFA Poetry Faculty Reading FILLING

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A reading demonstrating the aesthetic range of the poetry faculty in the Lesley MFA Creative Writing Program: Joan Houlihan, Steven Cramer, and Stephen Haven.

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Stephen Haven

Stephen Haven is the author of The Last Sacred Place in North America (New American Press, 2012), selected by T.R. Hummer as winner of the New American Prize. He has two previous collections of poetry, Dust and Bread (Turning Point, 2008), for which he was named 2009 Ohio Poet of... Read More →

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Steven Cramer

Steven Cramer’s poetry collections include Listen, Clangings, and Goodbye to the Orchard, a Sheila Motton Prize-winner, and a Massachusetts Honor Book. Published in The Atlantic Monthly, The Paris Review, Poetry, et al., and recipient of Massachusetts Cultural Council and NEA fellowships... Read More →
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Joan Houlihan

Joan Houlihan’s most recent book of poetry is Shadow-feast (Four Way Books, March, 2018). Her four previous books of poetry include The Mending Worm (2006), winner of the Green Rose Award from New Issues Press; The Us (Tupelo Press, 2009), named a 2009 must-read by the Massachusetts... Read More →

Sunday May 6, 2018 11:30am - 12:30pm EDT
Hawthorne Hotel, Sophia Room