James HochtrittThe Depot will feature the poetry of James Hochtritt on Sunday, April 12, at 2:00 pm.  The reading, at 200 South Jones, is free.  All are welcome.

James Hochtritt grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area. He holds a B.A. in American Studies and a B.A. in History from California State University, Chico, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in American History from the University of Oklahoma. He has been a history professor at Rose State College since 2000 and also taught as an adjunct instructor at the University of Oklahoma from 1996-2012. 

Although history is the focus of his professional life, his first love is literature.  He has read his work at Poetry at Rose and other venues.  Yet, despite his passion for poetry, Hochtritt he has has never published a single poem.  He lives in Midwest City.       

Hosted by Carl Sennhenn, Oklahoma Book Award winner and former Oklahoma Poet Laureate, Second Sunday Poetry Readings at The Depot are made possible, in part, by a grant from the Norman Arts Council.  For additional information about this and other Depot programs, phone 405 307-9320.