Dave Lucas, Ohio’s Poet Laureate, visited Antioch University Midwest and shared his poetry and writing. Following the reading, Lucas answered audience questions.
Lucas was appointed the second Poet Laureate of the State of Ohio in 2018. He was recommended for the two-year position after a statewide nominating process by the Ohio Poet Laureate Selection Committee. He is the author of Weather (VQR/Georgia, 2011) which received the 2012 Ohioana Book Award for Poetry. A co-founder of Cleveland Book Week and Brews + Prose at Market Garden Brewery, Lucas lives in Cleveland, where he was born and raised.
The event, which was free and open to the public, concluded with a wine and hors d’oeuvres reception.