Hiram College

George Bilgere is an award-winning poet whose works are frequently read on Garrison Keillor’s “The Writer’s Almanac.”  He is the author of six poetry collections, including “Haywire,” “Good Kiss,” and his most recent collection, “Imperial.”  Bilgere also hosts a weekly radio show, “Wordplay,” an offbeat mix of poetry, comedy, and an ongoing exploration of the possibilities of the spoken word.