Gailmarie Pahmeier’s most recent poetry collection, The Rural Lives of Nice Girls, was published by Black Rock Press. Other books include With Respect for Distance, Shake It and It Snows and The House on Breakaheart Road. A Nevadan for nearly 30 years, Pahmeier teaches at UNR where she received the Distinguished Teaching Award. She is also the recipient of the Governor’s Arts Award for Excellence in the Arts for her contributions to literature.
David Lee was Utah’s first poet laureate, and is the author of fifteen volumes of poetry, including The Porcine Legacy, Driving & Drinking, and News from Down to the Café. A former seminary candidate, boxer, semi-pro baseball player, cotton mill worker, and hog farmer, he has a Ph.D. in literature with a concentration in John Milton and taught at Southern Utah University for three decades. He won the Western States Book Award in poetry and has received grants from the NEA and NEH.
Reading: Friday evening, 7 – 9 pm
Workshop: Saturday morning, 9 am – noon
Readings are free to all. Workshops are free to students, $50 for non-students.