Poetry Reading - Heidi Hermanson & Greg Kosmicki

Jul 11 2019 - 6:00pm

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About this event
Meet poets Heidi Hermanson & Greg Kosmicki. GREG KOSMICKI is a poet and retired social worker who lives in Omaha, Nebraska. He founded The Backwaters Press in 1997, which he now serves as Editor Emeritus. Greg’s poetry has been published in numerous magazines since 1975, both print and online, Some of his earliest publications were in Poetry NOW in 1975 and Paris Review, in 1977. Greg has continued to publish poems in literary journals including Briar Cliff Review, Chiron Review, Cimarron Review, Connecticut Review, Cortland Review, Dacotah Territory, Green Hills Literary Lantern, New Letters, Nimrod, Paris Review, Poetry East, Poetry NOW, Rattle, Smoking Poet, SolsticeLitMag, Paddlefish, and Windless Orchard. He received artist’s fellowships for his poetry from the Nebraska Arts Council 2000 and 2006. He is the author of four books and 8 chapbooks of poems. Two of the poems from his book from Word Press, Some Hero of the Past, and one poem from his chapbook from Pudding House Publications, New Route in the Dream, have been selected by Garrison Keillor and read by him on The Writer’s Almanac on Minnesota Public Radio. His newest book, It’s as Good Here as it Gets Anywhere, was published in November 2016 by WSC Press. A new collection, Leaving Things Unfinished: Forty-some Years of Poems is due out in 2017 from Sandhills Press. HEIDI HERMANSON earned her MFA in Writing from the University of Nebraska Omaha (Summer, 2008). Her poems have been published in Midwest Quarterly, Hiram Poetry Review, and PlainSpoke. In 2010 she won the Omaha Public Library’s annual poetry contest and performed her winning work, Memento Mori, accompanied by Silver Roots, a New York-based violin and flute duo. She has read at the John H. Milton Conference in Vermillion, SD, on the Kerry Pedestrian Bridge over the Missouri, at the Bowery Poetry Club in New York City, and at the Roebuck Pub in England. Books available for purchase and authors with sign them!
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Francie & Finch Bookshop
130 S. 13th Street Suite 100
Lincoln, NE 68508
United States
Phone: 4027810459