Join us online for our online poetry series. This week we’re honored to feature Rolly Kent. Click here for the link.
After attending Middlebury College, Rolly Kent received an MFA from the University of
Arizona. For many years he taught poetry around the Southwest and on many tribal lands. He ran one of the first public library-based community writers projects, bringing poets and writers to prisons, nursing homes, women’s shelters and branch libraries in Tucson. His work has appeared in numerous magazines, including The American Poetry Review, The Atlantic, The Nation, and Poetry. He is the author of two books of poetry, The Wreck in Post Office Canyon and Spriit, Hurry. He lives in Los Angeles.