Lisa Beech Hartz, 44th Annual ODU Literary Festival


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ODU Virginia Beach Campus; Virtual

Author/Artist Bio

Lisa Beech Hartz directs Seven Cities Writers Project, which brings creative writing workshops to underserved communities. She guides workshops in city jails and at an LGBT community center. Her ekphrastic collection, The Goldfish Window, was published by Grayson Books in 2018. Her work has appeared or is forthcoming in the Massachusetts Review, Shenandoah, the Gettysburg Review, the Adroit Journal, Redivider, and Beloit Poetry Journal.


Thursday, October 7, 12:30 p.m.

Renee Olander, poet and Associate Vice President for Regional Higher Education Centers, welcomed the audience at the ODU Virginia Beach Center and online, and introduced Catie Van Dore, writing tutor and ODU MFA alum, who introduced Lisa Beech Hartz.

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