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Poetry workshop features two-time Pushcart Prize-nominated poet

Lake Erie College would like to welcome Dr. Craig F. Paulenich, associate professor of English and Kent State coordinator of the Northeast Ohio master of fine arts program, who will present a poetry workshop on Tuesday, April 13 at 3:20 in College Hall, Room 229.

Paulenich is the author of “Drift of the Hunt” and “Blood Will Tell” and the editor of “Beneath a Single Moon: Buddhism and Contemporary American Poetry.”

Paulenich was twice nominated for the Pushcart Price and was published in The Georgia Review, Hiram Poetry Review, Tar River Poetry, Kansas Quarterly and The Southern Poetry Review.

To participate in the workshop, please submit a maximum of two poems to Dr. Jennifer Swartz, associate professor of English and communication and director of the writing center at Lake Erie College. Deadline for submission is now closed.

Click here to see Paulenich read "State of Industrial Grace" on YouTube. "State of Industrial Grace" reflects his experience growing up in a blue collar family and working in the steel mill.

For more information, contact Dr. Jennifer Swartz at 440.375.7456 or

Lake Erie College, located in Painesville, Ohio, currently serves more than 1,200 students. Founded in 1856, Lake Erie is an independent, liberal arts institution that challenges its students to "get in and stand out" in academics, athletics and student activities. The College offers 35 undergraduate majors and graduate programs and the option to design an individualized major to fit career and academic goals. Lake Erie's innovative learning experiences focus on helping students to meet career and life challenges, preparing for a world that is increasingly interdependent.


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