Wittenberg Welcomes Award-Winning Alumni Poet To Campus For Reading
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — Award-winning poet Jeremy Glazier, Wittenberg class of 1997, will present a reading of his works at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 8, in Ness Family Auditorium, Hollenbeck Hall.
Glazier studied literature and Spanish and co-editedThe Wittenberg Review before graduating Phi Beta Kappa. He then studied with Pulitzer Prize-winning poet, critic and translator Richard Howard and worked for the Poetry Society of America while earning his Master of Fine Arts at Columbia University.
Since 2002, Glazier has taught literature and writing at Ohio Dominican University in Columbus, Ohio, and today he also directs the undergraduate Humanities Program and the Master of Arts in Liberal Studies.
The recipient of The Paris Review’s Bernard F. Conners Prize in 2005, Glazier has written poems that have appeared in a number of prominent journals and literary magazines, including The Antioch Review, Denver Quarterly, The Boston Review,Verse and, most recently, A Public Space and The Western Humanities Review. He has also published an essay on the work of the late American poet A.R. Ammons, which appears in the current issue of New Poetry Notes.
Glazier has given readings at The Culture Project and The Kitchen in New York City, and he has been invited on two occasions to attend the prestigious Medway Writers Retreat on the Medway Plantation near Charleston, S.C. Among his current projects is an essay mapping composer Elliott Carter’s settings of American poems to music.
By: Phyllis Eberts