Join us for a special evening of poetry reading with Michael J. Rosen from “Every Species of Hope: Georgics, Haiku and other Poems”. Micheal is a celebrated writer, editor, illustrator and ceramic artist. He will be available for questions and a book signing after the reading. Light refreshments included. This is a free event but registration is required.
About Michael J. Rosen
Michael J. Rosen is the author, editor or illustrator of a wide variety of more than 135 books for both adults and children that includes humor, fiction, poetry, picture books, anthologies, cookbooks, and a full-length play based on his award-winning picture book, Elijah’s Angel.
His poetry for adults has been collected in three prior volumes, A Drink at the Mirage (Princeton University Press, 1985), Traveling in Notions: The Stories of Gordon Penn (University of S. Carolina Press, 1996), and Telling Things (Harcourt Brace, 1997).
For over two decades he has lived on a farm in the foothills of Appalachia, just east of Columbus where he served for nearly twenty years as literary director of The Thurber House, a cultural center in James’s restored boyhood home.