READING FEB. 13 BY POET JOHN HOPPENTHALER

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READING FEB. 13 BY POET JOHN HOPPENTHALER

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Posted on February 10, 2015

Portrait of John HoppenthalerPoet and Writer John Hoppenthaler
3 p.m. Feb. 13
Chapel, inside Old Main 

Poet John Hoppenthaler will read from his work at 3 p.m. Feb. 13 in the Chapel, inside Old Main.  

Hoppenthaler is the author of two books of poetry, Lives of Water and Anticipate the Coming Reservoir, both from Carnegie Mellon University Press. 

His third collection, Domestic Garden, is forthcoming from the CMU Press this year.

Hoppenthaler’s poetry has appeared in Ploughshares, Virginia Quarterly Review, McSweeney's, Southern Review, Christian Science Monitor, Barrow Street, The Laurel Review, Copper Nickel, Blackbird, Subtropics, The Literary Review, Southeast Review and many other publications.

His essays, interviews and reviews appear in such journals as Arts & Letters, Southeast Review, Chelsea, Bellingham Review, Pleiades, The Greenwood Encyclopedia of American Poetry, North Carolina Literary Review, Cortland Review and Kestrel, where he served as poetry editor for 11 years.

For nine years he served as personal assistant to acclaimed novelist Toni Morrison, winner of both the Nobel Prize in Literature and the Pulitzer Prize, for fiction.

Join us

The poetry reading is free, and the public may attend. Visitor parking is available in the Vulcan Garage, off Third Street near the campus entrance. Get directions

Hoppenthaler’s reading is sponsored by the Office of Academic Affairs, the Office of the Dean of Liberal Arts, and the English Department.