Join us for the Ferguson Reading Series event for November! We always have a featured reader, followed by an open mic. Our featured reader for November is poet Jason Tandon. Please bring one or two poems to share, or just come to listen.
Born in Hartford, CT in 1975, Jason Tandon is the author of four collections of poetry: The Actual World (forthcoming 2019), Quality of Life, Wee Hour Martyrdom, and Give over the Heckler and Everyone Gets Hurt, winner of the 2006 St. Lawrence Book Award from Black Lawrence Press.
His poems have appeared in many journals and magazines, including Ploughshares, Prairie Schooner, Beloit Poetry Journal, Barrow Street, North American Review,Columbia Poetry Review, Esquire, AGNI Online, Passages North, Poetry East, Poetry International, Spoon River Poetry Review, and Tar River Poetry. His poems have also been featured on Verse Daily and on NPR’s The Writer’s Almanac.
He earned a B.A. and M.A. in English from Middlebury College and an M.F.A. from the University of New Hampshire, where he studied with Charles Simic. He is a Senior Lecturer in the Arts & Sciences Writing Program at Boston University.