Joseph Hutchinson, MFA 1974

Joseph Hutchison, Poet Laureate of Colorado (2014-2018), is the award-winning author of 15 poetry collections, including The World As Is: New & Selected Poems, 1972-2015; The Satire Lounge; Marked Men; Thread of the Real; and Bed of Coals. He has co-edited two poetry anthologies; ”The FutureCycle Press anthology Malala: Poems for Malala Yousafzai (all profits to the Malala Foundation) with Andrea Watson and, with Gary Schroeder, A Song for Occupations: Poems about the American Way of Work. At the University of Denver’s University College, he directs two programs for working adults, ”Professional Creative Writing and Arts & Culture” with courses both online and on campus. Born and raised in Denver, Colorado, he lives in the mountains southwest of the city with his wife, Iyengar yoga instructor Melody Madonna.

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