Nathaniel Perry and John Casteen

Join us for a reading with poets Nathaniel Perry and John Casteen. This in-person event will be free and open to the public. We recommend arriving early for the best seating.

Nathaniel Perry is the author of two books of poetry, Long Rules (Backwaters, 2021) and Nine Acres (APR/Copper Canyon, 2011). Recent essays and poems appear in ImageKenyon ReviewMichigan Quarterly Review, and elsewhere. He is editor of the Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review and professor of English at Hampden-Sydney College.

John Casteen is the author of Free Union (2009) and For the Mountain Laurel (2011), both from the University of Georgia Press’s VQR Poetry Series. A third collection, Rhythm and Blues, was a finalist for the National Poetry Series. His poems have appeared in PloughsharesFenceThe Southern ReviewThe Paris ReviewShenandoahThe Kenyon ReviewVQR, and other magazines, and in Best American Poetry and The Rumpus Poetry Anthology. He has contributed personal, critical, and topical prose to The Morning NewsVQRSlateThe Washington PostThe Chronicle of Higher Education, and other magazines and newspapers.