Poetry on Brick Street will present Eugene Gloria as the featured poet at 6:30 p.m., Oct. 4 at Eagle Creek Coffee Company, 10 S. Main St, where coffee, food and drinks from Eagle Creek’s menu will be available for sale.
Gloria earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from San Francisco State University, his Master of Arts degree from Miami (Ohio) University, and his Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Oregon. He is the author of three books of poems: My Favorite Warlord (Penguin, 2012), Hoodlum Birds (Penguin, 2006) and Drivers at the Short-Time Motel (Penguin, 2000). His honors and awards include a National Poetry Series selection, an Asian American Literary Award, a Fulbright Research Grant, a San Francisco Art Commission grant, a Poetry Society of America award, and a Pushcart Prize. He teaches creative writing and English literature at DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana.
An open-mic session will follow Gloria’s presentation.