The poet’s awards include fellowships from the New Jersey and Pennsylvania State Arts Councils and from the National Endowment for the Arts. He won second place in the Allen Ginsberg Poetry Competition, third place in the Rainmaker’s Awards at Austin Peay State University, and his work was selected for the “Anthology of Magazine Verse” and “Yearbook of American Poetry”.
Ed Romond is the author of “Home Fire” (Belle Mead Press, 1993), “Dream Teaching” (Grayson Books, 2005) and two chapbooks: “Macaroon” (1997) and “Blue Mountain Time: New and Selected Poems about Baseball” (2002). His poems have appeared in such journals as The Sun, Rockhurst Review, Poet Lore, English Journal, Barrow Street, Spitball, Lake Effect, Zone 3, New Letters, Coal City Review and many others.
Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. An open mic will follow the reading.