On Sunday, January 10th, Calliope will present a reading featuring Holly Guran, John Hodgen, and George Kalogeris. The reading begins at 3 pm; a $5 donation is suggested.
Holly Guran, the author of River of Bones (Iris Press) and the chapbooks River Tracks and Mothers’ Trails, earned a Massachusetts Cultural Council Award in 2012. Her work has appeared in Poet Lore, San Pedro River Review, Worcester Review, U.S. 1 Worksheets, Salamander, and Borderlands, among others. She is a member of the Jamaica Pond Poets.
John Hodgen is visiting assistant professor of English at Assumption College in Worcester, MA. He won the AWP Donald Hall Prize in Poetry for Grace (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2005). His fourth book of poetry, Heaven & Earth Holding Company, came out from the University of PIttsburgh Press last year, and his first book, In My Father’s House, has just been reprinted by Lynx House/University of Washington Press. Hodgen’s work is featured in Common Threads 2015, available at the Mass Poetry website. He has new and upcoming poems in Ploughshares and Poetry.
George Kalogeris is the author of a book of paired poems in translation, Dialogos (Antilever, 2012), and a book of poems based on the notebooks of Albert Camus, Camus: Carnets (Pressed Wafer, 2006). His poems and translations were anthologized in Joining Music with Reason, edited by Christopher Ricks (Oxford, 2010). He teaches English Literature and Classics in Translation at Suffolk University.