Word Thursdays featuring Robert Bensen
June 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Zoom link to join: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81577446746
Robert Bensen (Oneonta, NY) has conducted the “Seeing Things” workshop at Bright Hill since Spring 2019. The latest of his six collections of poetry is Before (Five Oaks Press, 2019). His poetry has appeared in The Paris Review, Callaloo, The Caribbean Writer, Native Realities, Jamaica Journal, AGNI, Akwe:kon, Poetry Wales, The Thomas Hardy Review, Ploughshares, and others. He has written numerous critical essays on British, Caribbean and Native American literature, and has edited anthologies of those literatures, most recently Children of the Dragonfly: Native American Voices on Child Custody and Education. He is Emeritus Professor of English and former Director of Writing at Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY (1978-2017). He also teaches at the State University of New York—Oneonta.