Part of THELMA’s Lake Reading Series. A free event focusing on visual arts, music, film and theatre. Cash bar. Bar opens at 6:30 pm.
Max Garland is the author of The Postal Confessions, winner of the Juniper Prize for Poetry, Hunger Wide as Heaven, which won the Cleveland State Poetry Center Open Competition, and The Word We Used for It, winner of the 2017-2018 Brittingham Poetry Prize. He has received an NEA Poetry Fellowship, a Michener Fiction fellowship, inclusion in Best American Short Stories, and fellowships in both poetry and fiction from the Wisconsin Arts Board. Born and raised in western Kentucky, where he worked as a rural letter carrier on the route where he was born, he is the former Poet Laureate of Wisconsin and current Writer-in Residence for the city of Eau Claire.
Pre-event and community dinner beforehand details to be announced.Free