Denison University’s Beck Series welcomes Poet Laureate of Ohio, Dave Lucas presenting a reading.
Lucas was born and raised in Cleveland. His first book of poems, “Weather,” received the 2012 Ohioana Book Award for Poetry. Named by Rita Dove as one of thirteen young poets to watch, Lucas has also received a Discovery/The Nation Prize and a Cleveland Arts Prize. In 2018, Lucas was appointed the second Poet Laureate of the State of Ohio. A co-founder of Cleveland Book Week and Brews + Prose at Market Garden Brewery, he lives in Cleveland, where he teaches at Case Western Reserve University.