Denison University's Beck Series presents its Spring 2019 schedule. The Beck Series brings award-winning authors to Denison, for the entire community to enjoy. The events are free and open to the public.
Poet Laureate of Ohio, Dave Lucas. Lucas’s first book of poems “Weather,” received the 2012 Ohioana Book Award for Poetry. Named by Rita Dove as one of thirteen young poets to watch, Lucas has also received a Discovery/The Nation Prize and a Cleveland Arts Prize. In 2018, Lucas was appointed the second Poet Laureate of the State of Ohio. A co-founder of Cleveland Book Week and Brews + Prose at Market Garden Brewery, he lives in Cleveland, where he teaches at Case Western Reserve University.