Tue, Oct 01|
Jon Volkmer Poetry Reading & Discussion
Jon is a prolific writer spanning genres of fiction, non-fiction, and YA. Tonight, we'll hear his poetry and have an opportunity to talk with Jon about his literary career.
Time & Location
Oct 01, 2024, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM CDT
About the Event
Jon Volkmer grew up Nebraska City. He holds and MA in Creative Writing from Denver University, and a PhD in English from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
His 2006 poetry collection "The Art of Country Grain Elevators" (Bottom Dog Press, with photography by Bruce Selyem) contains reflections of his youth, and especially of his father’s grain elevator business.
His other books include the newly published novel "Brave in Season" (Sunbury Press 2023), a travel memoir, "Eating Europe" (Parlor Press 2006) and a YA biography of Roberto Clemente (Townsend, 2008).
His poems have appeared in Poet Lore, Parnassus, Painted Bride Quarterly, The Worcester Review, and other venues.
He is professor of English and Director of Creative Writing at Ursinus College in Pennsylvania.
FREE and Open to the Public