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4th Friday Poetry Night Archive

Geoffrey GodbeyJuly 24, 2015   Guest Poet Geoffrey Godbey

Geoffrey Godbey is a poet who resides in State College, Pennsylvania.
A chapbook of his poetry, Finding Home, was published by Finishing Line Press in 2013. His poems have been published in The Nation, The World and I and many literary magazines. His poetry has also appeared in Zero Makes Me Hungry—A Collection of Poems for Today. (Scott Foresman), Reflections, (Scott Foresman), Remove the Blindfold (Oxford University Press), and other school textbooks.

Godbey was designated a Festival Poet by the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts. He worked with and received encouragement from
Joseph Grucci, John Haag, and Robert Bly. Donald Hall, a United States Poet Laureate, praised his work.

He has been a social worker, professional drummer, professor at Penn
State and elsewhere and a businessman.

To schedule a poetry reading, contact Mary McGuire at