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Fresno Poet Ronald Dzerigian Tackles Valley Terrain On "Rough Fire"

Apr 5, 2018

Fresno has long been a hotbed of poetry, from Philip Levine to Larry Levis to Juan Felipe Herrera. Now a new generation of poets is taking up the tradition of chronicling the region's land and its people. Ronald Dzerigian is one of those poets, and his new book "Rough Fire" captures a unique slice of the local landscape. Dzerigian is a Fresno State MFA grad, and the new collection is his first book, due for release on July 20th 2018 by Finishing Line Press. Dzerigian  joined us on Valley Edition to talk about the book and read two poems.