Distinguished Poets Series

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Distinguished Poets Series

May 5th, 2018
Poetry Center at Passaic County Community College
32 Church St., Hamilton Club Building, Paterson, NJ 07505
973-684-6555
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Event Description

The Poetry Center at Passaic County Community College is presenting a free reading with Joseph Bathanti and Jill Bialosky at 1 pm. Workshop with Bathanti or Bialosky 10 am - noon. (pre-registration required for workshop; $20 fee).

Joseph Bathanti is former Poet Laureate of North Carolina (2012-14) and recipient of the 2016 North Carolina Award for Literature. He is author of 10 books of poetry. Half of What I Say Is Meaningless, is the winner of the Will D. Campbell Award for Creative Nonfiction. Bathanti is Professor of Creative Writing at Appalachian State University, in NC, and Writer-in-Residence in the University's Watauga Residential College.