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Fri, Dec 6, 2019
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Reading by Affrilachian Poet Ellen Hagen
(Performing Arts)

Affrilachian poet Ellen Hagen will teach a writing workshop in Draper 106. Free and all are welcome.

Ellen Hagan is a writer, performer, and educator. Her latest collection of poetry Hemisphere, was published by Northwestern University Press, Spring 2015.

Ellen's poems and essays can be found in the pages of Creative Nonfiction, Underwired Magazine, She Walks in Beauty (edited by Caroline Kennedy), Huizache, Small Batch, and Southern Sin. She is the recipient of the 2013 NoMAA Creative Arts Grant and received grants from the Kentucky Foundation for Women and the Kentucky Governor's School for the Arts. National arts residencies include The Hopscotch House and Louisiana Arts Works.

Ellen recently joined the poetry faculty at West Virginia Wesleyan in their low-residency MFA program. She teaches Memoir, Poetry and Nature, and co-leads the Alice Hoffman Young Writer's Retreat at Adelphi University. She is Poetry Chair of the DreamYard Project and a regular guest artist at the Kentucky Governor's School for the Arts and Cold Spring Harbor Schools.

A proud Kentucky writer, Ellen is a member of the Affrilachian Poets, Conjure Women, and is co-founder of the girlstory collective. She lives with her husband and daughters in New York City.

Location: LJAC Gallery Stephenson Hall 1st Floor
Sponsor: Loyal Jones Appalachian Center
Contact: Crystal Wilkinson
E-Mail Crystal_Wilkinson@berea.edu
859-985-3584
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