BJ Ward: Poetry Reading

1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Event Details

Join us this afternoon for a poetry reading by local poet, BJ Ward! 🙂 This is part of WTPL's celebration of National Poetry Month, and is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

A Bit About Our Poet:

BJ Ward is the author of Jackleg Opera: Collected Poems, 1990-2013, which received the Paterson Poetry Prize. His other books are Gravedigger’s Birthday, 17 Love Poems with No Despair, and Landing in New Jersey with Soft Hands.

Ward is the recipient of a Pushcart Prize for Poetry and two Distinguished Artist Fellowships from the New Jersey State Council on the Arts. The Star-Ledger has named Ward one of the “10 Dynamic Jersey Artists Not Named Springsteen” who are “making a difference,” citing his poetry’s “music and physicality.”

Event Type(s): Adult Program

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