ABOUT TODAY'S POET
Amit Majmudar has recently been named the first Poet Laureate of the state of Ohio. In addition to two acclaimed novels, he has published three award-winning poetry collections, 0°, 0° (TriQuarterly Books, 2009), Heaven and Earth (Story Line Press, 2011) which won the Donald Justice prize, and Dothead (Knopf Doubleday, 2016). Raised in Cleveland and educated in Northeast Ohio at the University of Akron and Northeast Ohio Medical University, he did his medical residency at University Hospitals in Cleveland. Now as a novelist, poet, essayist, and diagnostic nuclear radiologist, he writes and practices in Dublin, Ohio, where he lives with his wife, twin sons, and baby daughter. Poet's website.
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- Reading by Amit Majmudar Saturday, April 2nd, at 2:00 p.m. at the South Euclid-Lyndhurst Library.
- or April 5th at the Market Garden Brewery on W. 25th Street (reading along with Midwest National Student Poet De'John Hardges)