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Poet's Corner featuring Jeff Hardin

Presented by Scarritt Bennett Center at Scarritt Bennett Center, Nashville TN

Aug 24 2017
Poet's Corner featuring Jeff Hardin

Poet’s Corner at Scarritt Bennett Center is a free monthly poetry reading. This month will feature  author Jeff Hardin.

Jeff Hardin was born in Savannah, TN, (Hardin county), an eighth generation descendant of the county’s founder. He is a graduate of Austin Peay State University (B.S. in English) and the University of Alabama (M.F.A. in Poetry). He is the author of two chapbooks, Deep in the Shallows (GreenTower Press, 2002) and The Slow Hill Out (Pudding House, 2003) as well as four collections of poetry: Fall Sanctuary, recipient of the Nicholas Roerich Prize from Story Line Press; Notes for a Praise Book, selected by Toi Derricotte and published by Jacar Press; Restoring the Narrative, which received the Donald Justice Poetry Prize, and Small Revolution. His fifth collection, No Other Kind of World, recently received the X. J. Kennedy Prize and will be published in 2017. A limited edition letterpress collection, Until That Yellow Bird Returns, was printed by Red Hydra Press in 2015. More than 500 of his poems have appeared in such journals as The Southern Review, North American Review, Ploughshares, The New Republic, The Hudson Review, The Gettysburg Review, Southwest Review, Poetry Northwest, Hotel Amerika, Meridian, Tar River Poetry, The Florida Review, Southern Poetry Review, Poem, Zone 3, and many others. His poems have been nominated for the Pushcart Prize multiple times and have been featured on Poetry Daily, Verse Daily, and The Writer’s Almanac. He is professor of English at Columbia State Community College in Columbia, TN. He is an editor for the online journal One.

Source: http://jeffhardin.weebly.com/biography.html

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