Ashland University Sets Free Poetry Workshop

10/26/12 ASHLAND, Ohio - This winter, a free, two-day poetry workshop will be offered on the campus of Ashland University on Dec. 1 and 2.

Area and regional residents are invited to join Ashland University professors and staff Deborah Fleming, Stephen Haven and Sarah M. Wells as well as featured presenter Lynn Powell for two days filled with workshops, seminars, readings, open-mics and socializing with other poets and writers from across the state of Ohio.

Registration for the event is free, but those attending need to RSVP by Nov. 26. Space will be limited for the workshop so registration is required by contacting Sarah M. Wells at 419.289.5957 or email

More information including the schedule of events, area accommodations and driving directions are available at  

Funding for this program was made possible in part by the Ohio Humanities Council with support by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Ashland University, ranked in the top 200 colleges and universities in U.S. News and World Report’s National Universities category for 2013, is a mid-sized, private university conveniently located a short distance from Akron, Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ashland University ( values the individual student and offers a unique educational experience that combines the challenge of strong, applied academic programs with a faculty and staff who build nurturing relationships with their students.