Barnesville’s Stanley Plumly Returns for Reading at Olney

Barnesville’s Stanley Plumly Returns for Reading at Olney

Poet Stanley Plumly

Area native and award-winning poet returns for a reading at Olney Friends School

When: Friday, April 14th at 8:00 P.M.

Where: Olney Friends School, located at 61830 Sandy Ridge Road in Barnesville, OH

This event is free and open to the public. Seats are limited, so RSVPs are appreciated. Please call 740-425-3655 or email mainoffice@olneyfriends.org to reserve your space.

Born in Barnesville in 1939, Stanley Plumly is a graduate of Wilmington College and Ohio University. He is currently the poet laureate for the state of Maryland and a professor of English and director of University of Maryland, College Park’s creative writing program. Plumly is the author of numerous collections of poetry, including In the Outer Dark (1970), winner of the Delmore Schwartz Memorial Award, and Out-of-the-Body Travel (1978), nominated for the National Book Critics Circle Award. His most recent collection, Against Sunset, was published by W.W.Norton in 2016.