Sep 29, 2020 News Release

Virtual poetry reading to be held Oct. 22

Wor-Wic Community College is inviting the public to a free virtual poetry reading with Hailey Leithauser and Ned Balbo on Thursday, Oct. 22, at 7 p.m., via Zoom.

Hailey Leithauser
Hailey Leithauser.

Leithauser is the author of “Saint Worm” and “Swoop,” which won the Poetry Foundation's Emily Dickinson First Book Award and the Towson Prize for Literature. She also received the Discovery/The Nation award. Her work appears widely in journals and anthologies, including “AGNI,” “The Gettysburg Review,” “The Hopkins Review,” “Poetry,” the “Yale Review” and three editions of “The Best American Poetry.”

Ned Balbo
Ned Balbo.

Balbo’s newest books are “3 Nights of the Perseids” and “The Cylburn Touch-Me-Nots.” He received a 2017 National Endowment for the Arts translation fellowship and was recently a visiting faculty member in Iowa State University’s master of fine arts program in creative writing and environment.

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