The Guilford Poets Guild presents poet Ben Grossberg for a poetry reading at the Guilford Free Library, 67 Park Avenue, Guilford on Thursday, October 13, 6:30 p.m. in the Historical Room. There is an open mic 6:30-7 p.m. and refreshments are served.
Benjamin S. Grossberg is the author of Space Traveler (University of Tampa, 2014); Sweet Core Orchard (University of Tampa, 2009), winner of the Tampa Review Prize and a Lambda Literary Award; and Underwater Lengths in a Single Breath (Ashland Poetry Press, 2007), winner of the Snyder Prize. He has also published a chapbook, The Auctioneer Bangs his Gavel, with Kent State University Press (2006). A second chapbook, An Elegy, is forthcoming from Jacar Press. His poems have appeared widely, including in the Pushcart Prize and Best American Poetry anthologies, Poetry Daily and Verse Daily, and the magazines Paris Review, Yale Review, Southern Review, and The Sun. A recipient of individual artist grants from the states of Ohio and Connecticut, he serves as Assistant Poetry Editor and regular book reviewer for the Antioch Review. Ben is Director of Creative Writing at the University of Hartford, in Hartford.