University of Findlay & MCPA present An evening with Dave Lucas, Ohio Poet LaureateFree
Join us a for an evening with Ohio Poet Laureate, Dave Lucas on Tuesday, March 12, presented by University of Findlay and MCPA. No tickets are required for this FREE event. Books will be available for purchase and signing.
Dave Lucas was born and raised in Cleveland. He studied literature and poetry at John Carroll University (BA, 2002), the University of Virginia (MFA, 2004), and the University of Michigan (PhD, 2014). His first book of poems, Weather (VQR / Georgia, 2011), received the 2012 Ohioana Book Award for Poetry. Named by Rita Dove as one of thirteen “young poets to watch,” he has also received a “Discovery/The Nation Prize and a Cleveland Arts Prize. In 2018, he was appointed the second Poet Laureate of the State of Ohio. A co-founder of Cleveland Book Week and Brews + Prose at Market Garden Brewery, he lives in Cleveland, where he teaches at Case Western Reserve University.