Join us as local author and poet, Richard Hague, takes us through an evening of poetry and prose, highlighting the Madisonville Community.
The Library's Writer-in-Residence, Pauletta Hansel, will introduce Hague.
Registration is not required.
Richard Hague is a northern Appalachian from Steubenville, Ohio, and has been Writer-in-Residence and Artist-in-Residence at Thomas More University in Northern Kentucky since 2015. Winner of the Weatherford Award in Poetry, he is author or editor of 20 volumes, including Quarried: Three Decades of Pine Mt. Sand & Gravel (Dos Madres Press 2015). With Sherry Cook Stanforth he edited Riparian: Poetry, Short Prose, and Photographs Inspired by the Ohio River (Dos Madres Press 2019). He also authored Studied Days: Poems Early & Late in Appalachia (Dos Madres Press 2017), and the essay collection Earnest Occupations: Teaching, Writing, Gardening, & Other Local Work (Bottom Dog Press 2018). He is 2021-2022 President of the Literary Club of Cincinnati, the oldest continuously operating organization of its kind in the United States. In the early '80s he was named Poet Laureate of Madisonville by Cincinnati Mayor David Mann.