Award winning poet Andrea Hollander Budy visits GSC

Award-Winning Poet, Andrea Hollander Budy
Award-Winning Poet, Andrea Hollander Budy

Award winning poet Andrea Hollander Budy will give a reading and a poetry writing workshop on October 3 and 4. Budy is the author of four full-length poetry collections: Landscape with Female Figure: New & Selected Poems, 1982-2012; Women in the Painting; The Other Life; and House Without a Dreamer.

Budy will be reading from these works on October 3 at 3 p.m. in the Mollohan Campus Community Center Multipurpose Room. Budy’s works range from narratives to lyrical covering issues of family, memory, and love and loss.

On October 4, Budy will conduct a “Writing From Life” poetry writing workshop at 9 a.m. in the President’s Conference Room, MCCC. In this workshop, Budy will guide both beginners and experienced poets through the creation of a poem.

Budy has recieved many honors, including the D. H. Lawrence Fellowship and the Runes Poetry Award for her works. Budy is also the Writer-in-Residence at Lyon College in Batesville, Arkansas. People can read her works at

Both events are free and open to all. Experienced poets, beginning poets, non-poets and everyone in between can enjoy Budy’s reading and learn about the art and craft of poetry. Glenville State College is pleased to welcome Budy to our campus and honored that she has chosen to read and teach for us.

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