Tuesday, March 29, 2011

february 24th, 2011, haverford college, philadelphia, 8 p.m.

april 1, 2011 7 p.m. chapter and verse, 12 south street, jamaica plain, ma

april 14th, 2011 keene state college, mountain view room, 4 p.m. with jennifer millitello

april 27th, 2011 worcester state college, chandler st. worcester, ma 7 p.m.

may 3rd, 2011 moultonborough, nh public library, 7 p.m.

may 4th, 2011 cantab lounge, mass ave, cambridge, 7 p.m.

may 17th, 2011 got poetrylive!, providence r.i., 7 p.m.

september 16th, 2011 assumption college d'alzon library. worcester, ma, 7 p.m.

september 18th, 2011 spoken word, nantucket 2 p.m.

september 25th, 2011 calliope, west falmouth public library, west falmouth, ma 3 p.m.

october 16th, 2011 brookline public library, brookline, ma 2-4 p.m.

november 21st, 2011 blacksmith house, brattle st., cambridge, ma 7 p.m.

Thursday, October 21, 2010

Reading at Gallery 55 in Natick, 55 S. Main Street, Thursday, October 21st, 7:00 p.m.

Reading at Portsmouth Poet Laureate Program Poetry Hoot at Cafe Espresso, Islington St., Portsmouth NH, on Wednesday, Dec. 1st at 7:00 p.m.

Reading at Harvard Coop Wednesday December 8th at 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, February 7, 2007

About John

John Hodgen lives in Shrewsbury, MA. He is Visiting Assistant Professor of English at Assumption College, and also teaches at Mount Wachusett Community College and the Worcester Art Museum. He is the author of Heaven & Earth Holding Company, University of Pittsburgh Press, 2010, Grace, (winner of the 2005 AWP Donald Hall Prize in Poetry, University of Pittsburgh Press, 2006), In My Father's House (winner of the 1993 Bluestem Award from Emporia State University in Kansas), and Bread Without Sorrow (2001, winner of the 2002 Balcones Poetry Prize, Lynx House Press /Eastern Washington Unversity Press, Spokane WA, ISBN# 0-89924-112-3.) He has won the Grolier Prize for Poetry, an Arvon Foundation Award, the Yankee Magazine Award for Poetry, first prize in the Red Brick Review poetry competition, a Massachusetts Cultural Council Finalist Award in Poetry in 2000. He won the Chad Walsh Poetry Prize for the best poems published in Beloit Poetry Journal in 2008. Several of his poems have been nominated for The Pushcart Prize, and he was one of five finalists in the Massachusetts Artists Foundation Fellowship Program. He was a finalist in Houghton Mifflin's New Poetry Series, Cleveland State University's Poetry Center Prize, Carnegie Mellon University's Poetry Series, and Northeastern University's Samuel French Morse Poetry Award. John's work has been included in the anthologies Witness and Wait: Thirteen Poets From New England and Something Understood (Every Other Thursday Press, Cambridge, MA, 1989, 1996); We Teach Them All: Teachers Writing About Diversity (Stenhouse Publishers, York, Maine, 1996); and Bone Cages (Haley Press, Athol, MA, 1996).