Hiram College

Dave Lucas was born and raised in Cleveland. He is the author of “Weather” (Georgia, 2011), which received the 2012 Ohioana Book Award for Poetry. The same year, Rita Dove named him one of 13 “young poets to watch.” He was also awarded fellowships from the University of Virginia and the University of Michigan, where he received a Ph.D. in English language and literature. He is co-founder and co-curator of Brews + Prose at Market Garden Brewery, and he teaches at Case Western Reserve University.