Denison’s Beck Series welcomes poets Kathy Fagan, Michael Rosen and Maggie Smith as part of the Ohio Series. Fagan’s latest collection is “Sycamore.” She is also the of the National Series selection “The Raft,” the Vassar Miller Prize winner “MOVING & ST RAGE,” “The Charm,” and “Lip.” Her work has appeared in The Paris Review, The Kenyon Review, Slate, FIELD, Narrative, The New Republic, The Nation, and . Fagan was named Ohio Poet of the Year for 2017, and is the recipient of awards and fellowships from the Ingram Merrill Foundation, the NEA, The Frost Place, Ohioana, Greater Columbus Arts Council, and the Ohio Arts Council. The director of creative and the MFA Program at The Ohio State University, she is currently professor of English, editor of OSU Press, and advisor to The . Rosen is prolific and artist. His biography refuses easy summation. He has deep Central Ohio ties and was director of the Thurber House for about 20 years. His poems have appeared widely and he has written four books of : “Every Species of Hope,” “Telling Things,” “Traveling in Notions: The Stories of Gordon Penn,” and “A Drink at the […]

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