9th Annual Literary Festival
9th Annual Literary Festival
Old Dominion University
October 6-9, 1986

Jonathan Holden

Jonathan Holden's first poetry collection, Design for a House, won the 1972 Devins Award. Another poetry collection, Leverage, won the AWP Award Series for Poetry in 1982. He is currently Associate Professor of English at Kansas State University where he teaches Creative Writing and Modern Poetry. In addition to poetry, Holden has published a critical study of William Stafford, a book of critical essays (Rhetoric of the Contemporary Lyric), and has a book forthcoming on the poetry of Richard Hugo. His most recent book of poems is The Name of the Rapids. [extracted from 1986 brochure]


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