Poets in Print

July 2009: Nancy Eimers & Bill Olsen

Saturday, July 18, 2009

KBAC Gallery
7:00 p.m.

Nancy Eimers & Bill Olsen with broadsides by Jeff Abshear & Katie Platte.



Eimers by Abshear

Poet: Nancy Eimers
Artist: Jeff Abshear
Poem: My Parents Contemplate Moving a Last Time



Olsen by Platte

Poet: Bill Olsen
Artist: Katie Platte
Poem: Last White-Throated Sparrow of May



Nancy Eimers

Nancy Eimers is the author of three collections of poetry, including A Grammar to Waking (Carnegie Mellon University Press). She has been the recipient of a Nation “Discovery” award, two National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing fellowships, and a Whiting Writers Award. She teaches at Western Michigan University.

William Olsen

William Olsen is the author of four books of poetry, including Avenue Of Vanishing (Triquarterly: Northwestern University Press). He has received fellowships from The Guggenheim Endowment, The National Endowment of the Arts, and Breadloaf. He teaches at Western Michigan University.