Hope College celebrates National Poetry Month with a reading by Mark Hillringhouse. Mark Hillringhouse’s writing and photography have appeared in the “American Poetry Review,” “The New York Times,” “New Jersey Monthly,” “View Camera,” “Photo-Eye” and elsewhere. Winner of the Chester H. Jones Poetry Competition and two Pushcart Prizes, he is the recipient of several poetry fellowships from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. He is a member of the National Book Critics’ Circle and the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation’s Poetry Program. He writes about photography and is an award-winning photographer. He recently published a series of his black and white portraits of the New York School poets along with an accompanying essay, and has recently published a photographic essay on the Passaic River The public is invited to all of the readings.
Graves Hall is located at 263 College Ave., between 10th and 12th streets.
Admission is free.