Award-Winning Poet to Share Work on Campus

FREDERICK, Maryland—Award-winning poet Sandra Beasley will give a reading of her work at Hood College on Oct. 7 at 5 p.m. in the Beneficial-Hodson Library Reading Porch.

Beasley is the author of “Count the Waves”; “I Was the Jukebox,” winner of the Barnard Women Poets Prize; “Theories of Falling,” winner of the New Issues Poetry Prize; and “Don’t Kill the Birthday Girl: Tales from an Allergic Life,” a cultural history of allergy and a disability memoir. She also edited “Vinegar and Char: Verse from the Southern Foodways Alliance.”

Beasley lives in Washington, D.C., and teaches with the University of Tampa low-residency Master of Fine Arts program.

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, contact Aaron Angello at 301-696-3211 or

Hood College is an independent, liberal arts college, offering 28 bachelor’s degrees, four pre-professional programs, 19 master’s degrees programs, two doctorates and 10 post-baccalaureate certificates. Located in historic Frederick, near Washington, D.C., Baltimore and the I-270 technology corridor, Hood gives students access to countless internships and research opportunities.

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