Westminster Poetry Series Presents a Free Reading by Poets Ted and Annie Deppe
|Thursday, February 16, 2012, 07:00pm |
Westminster College hosts a free reading by poets Ted and Annie Deppe as part of the Anne Newman Sutton Weeks Poetry Series on Feb. 16, 2012, at 7 p.m. in the Dumke Student Theatre in the Emma Eccles Jones Conservatory.
Theodore Deppe is the author of Orpheus on the Red Line, as well as three other books of poems. He has received a Pushcart Prize and two fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts. He served as writer-in-residence at Phillips Academy in Andover, Mass., the Poet’s House in Donegal, Ireland, and the James Merrill House in Stonington, Conn. Deppe also worked as a registered nurse for almost 20 years. He has taught in MFA programs in Ireland, England and the U.S., and now directs the Stonecoast MFA in Ireland.
Born in Hartford, Conn., Annie Deppe has dual Irish/U.S. citizenship and lives on the west coast of Ireland. Her two books of poems are Sitting in the Sky and Wren Cantata, both from Summer Palace Press in Ireland. She has taught poetry at Eastern Connecticut State University and received grants from the Irish Arts Council and the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. She is the assistant coordinator of Stonecoast in Ireland.