Upcoming Events

October 13, 2018

OPA Quarterly Business Meeting &
Poetry Workshop w/Ohio Poet Laureate Dave Lucas
Grandview Heights Public Library
1685 W 1st Ave
Columbus, OH 43212

For October, OPA welcomes a special guest workshop leader, current Ohio Poet Laureate Dave Lucas. Check back here for details as this event approaches.

Workshop Facilitator

A native of Cleveland, Dave Lucas earned his B.A. at John Carroll University, M.F.A. at the University of Virginia, and M.A. and Ph.D. at the University of Michigan. He has been an instructor at Case Western Reserve University; the Cleveland Clinic Program in Medical Humanities, Lerner College of Medicine; the John Carroll Young Writers Workshop; and Sweet Briar/James Madison University.

He is the recipient of several awards, including The Reva and David Logan Foundation, For Your Gift grant; the Cleveland Arts Prize, Emerging Artist in Literature; and a Creative Workforce Fellowship from the Community Partnership for Arts and Culture in Greater Cleveland. His work, Weather, was awarded the 2012 Ohioana Book Award in Poetry. His poems are anthologized in The Bedford Introduction to Literature and Best New Poets 2005, among other publications.


10:30 AM - 12:00 PM   Business Meeting
1:00 – 4:00 PM            Poetry Workshop

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