Local poet Jake Sheff will read from his new book of poems Looting Versailles (Alabaster Leaves Publishing 2013), a collection of lyric poems influenced by A.R. Ammons’ statement that “A poem is a walk.” Author signing to follow with copies available for purchase.
Jake Sheff first fell in love with poetry as a freshman in college, where he studied pre-med and English Literature. Currently, he is training in Pediatrics as a captain in the United States Air Force. Jake’s poetry has been published in numerous journals and magazines, including Danse Macabre, and Pirene’s Fountain. He lives near Dayton, Ohio with his wife Corri, their young daughter, and their two dogs and two cats, all rescues.