Todd Hearon served as the 2015 Dartmouth Poet in Residence. Read his poem “Roman Room” here.
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Todd Hearon’s poetry collection Strange Land (2010) was selected by poet Natasha Trethewey as a winner of the Crab Orchard Poetry Series in Poetry Open Competition Award. Hearon is the recipient of a PEN New England Discovery Award and a Friends of Literature Prize from Poetry magazine. His second collection of poems, No Other Gods (Salmon Poetry, 2015), was a finalist forthe Lexi Rudnitsky/Editor’s Choice Award, the May Swenson Poetry Award, and the Vassar Miller Poetry Prize. His poetry has been anthologized in Best New Poets 2007. Hearon has also received the Dobie Paisano Fellowship from the University of Texas at Austin.