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Stephen Haven, APP Director, to Speak and Read at Three Venues in October

October 4, 2010

Stephen Haven, Director  of the Ashland University MFA Program in Creative Writing and Director of the Ashland Poetry Press, will take part in three October talks and poetry readings, at the following locations: 

October 21, 2010 @ 7 pm
A Reading from Anthology Working Words: Punching the Clock and Kicking Out (Coffee House Press, 2010).  Haven will read with Larry Smith, Ray McNiece, Maggie Anderson, and Jeanne Bryner
Sponsored by Mac’s Backs Books
1820 Coventry Rd
Cleveland Hts, OH

October 24, 2010, 4:30 pm
Hudson Valley Writers’ Center Poetry Reading
300 Riverside Drive, Sleepy Hollow, NY
Haven will read with Afaa Michael Weaver

October 25, 2010, 1:30-3:30
Binghamton University, State University of New York
4400 Vestal Parkway East
Binghamton, NY
LN 1104 (the Grad Student Lounge at the base of the Library Tower) .
A conversation on publishing, craft, and the writing life with STEPHEN HAVEN editor at ASHLAND POETRY PRESS at Ashland University in Ohio.  Haven, author of two collections of poetry, was nominated for the National Book Award for The River Lock: One Boy’s Life along the Mohawk, his memoir about growing up in upstate New York.   An informal Q & A event open to all.

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One Comment
  1. Dot Pasko permalink

    being a bit nit-picky, I know, but 3 errors I noticed in “The River Lock…..”
    1) Schenecady newspaper he delivered was not the Times Gazette, as he
    writes, but just The Schenectady Gazette at that time. It is now
    the Daily Gazette weekdays and the Sunday Gazette on Sunday
    2) It is not Colony Mall, but rather Colonie Center
    3) In “Rolling on the River” the lyrics are not “pumped a lot of pain,”
    but rather “pumped a lot of tane” (as in octane).

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