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Poetry readings round out month of April

Posted Apr. 14, 2011

A pair of poets with ties to Kent State University at Trumbull will take the stage in April to share their works. Both events will begin at 6:30 p.m. in Room 202 of the Classroom/Administration Building.

On Monday, April 18, award-winning poet, playwright and fiction writer Jeanne Bryner will take the stage. Students may have read "Tenderly Lift Me" or poems from her collection "Blind Horse" in their English classes at Kent State Trumbull.

Bryner, who received the 2008 Founder's Day Alumni Award from Kent State Trumbull, will release a new collection of poems, "No Matter How Many Windows", in May.

Bryner completed both her bachelor's and master's degrees at Kent State.

On Monday, April 25, award-winning author Christopher Barzak will take the Kent State Trumbull stage.

Many Kent State Trumbull students have read Barzak's novel "One For Sorrow" in their English classes. A former Kent State Trumbull student, Barzak now teaches Creative Writing at Youngstown State University.