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Henry Walters will read from The Nature Thief, finalist for the 16th annual Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize
February 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm EST
Henry Walters is a New Hampshire poet, raised in the Midwest. His second book of poems, The Nature Thief, was a finalist for the Anthony Hecht Poetry Prize and was published by The Waywiser Press in late 2022. His first book of poetry, Field Guide A Tempo, was a finalist for the 2016 Kate Tufts Discovery Award. A student of Latin and Greek, he lived as a falconer’s apprentice in Ireland and a beekeeper’s assistant in Sicily before returning to the United States, where he has worked as a seasonal biologist, postal carrier, census-taker, gardener, carpenter, baseball and basketball coach, actor, and birding guide. His poems, translations, reviews, and essays appear in periodicals such as The Threepenny Review, The Yale Review, Orion, Literary Imagination, and New Letters. He lives with his young family, a hive of bees, and a hawk.
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