Ten Poems for Difficult Times


Saturday, July 21st at 4:00pm – Refreshment will be served

Bestselling author Roger Housden, who has a knack for choosing poems that resonate and then writing about them in ways that prompt smiles of agreement and wows of insight, has spent nearly twenty years creating poetry collections that meet the changing needs of readers. In this inspiring evening, he’ll share poetry and commentary from his timely new book Ten Poems for Difficult Times and will discuss why poetry becomes especially important during life’s most challenging moments.

Ten Poems for Difficult Times (New World Library, March 15, 2018) is the seventh volume in his bestselling Ten Poems series of gift book anthologies. In addition to Housden’s insightful and beloved commentary, the book features poetry by W.S. Merwin, Wendell Berry, Ellen Bass, Conrad Aiken, Maggie Smith, and more


Roger Housden is the author of the new book Ten Poems for Difficult Times, the most recent addition to his best-selling Ten Poems series, which began in 2001 with Ten Poems to Change Your Life. He offers writing workshops, both live and online, with an emphasis on self-discovery and exploration. Visit him online at www.RogerHousden.com.

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