Award-winning poet Martha Rhodes will read from her work at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 28, in the Stearns Student Center Cinema Room at Johnson State College.
A regular guest editor at the Bread Loaf Writers Conference in Vermont, Rhodes is the author of four collections of poetry: At the Gate (1995), Perfect Disappearance (2000, Green Rose Prize), Mother Quiet (2004) and The Beds (2012). Her poems have been published widely in such journals as Agni, Columbia, Fence, New England Review, Pleiades, Ploughshares, TriQuarterly and the Virginia Quarterly Review.
She teaches at Sarah Lawrence College and the MFA Program for Writers at Warren Wilson College. In addition, she is director of the Frost Place Conference on Poetry in Franconia, N.H., and founding editor and the director of Four Way Books, publishers of poetry and short fiction, in New York City.
Rhodes’ reading is free and open to the public.