The Department of English welcomes Kimberly Blaeser, the author of three collections of poetry: "Apprenticed to Justice," "Absentee Indians and Other Poems" and "Trailing You." Blaeser is Anishinaabe, an enrolled member of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, and grew up on the White Earth Reservation in northwestern Minnesota. She is the editor of "Stories Migrating Home: A Collection of Anishinaabe Prose" and "Traces in Blood, Bone, and Stone: Contemporary Ojibwe Poetry." Blaeser, is currently at work on a collection of “Picto-Poems” which combines her photographs and poetry.
Blaeser was awarded the Wisconsin Poet Laureate for 2015-2016, among other numerous honors and awards. She is a professor at University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee where she teaches creative writing and Native American literatures.
Tuesday, October 31 at 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Finn House, Cheever Room
102 West Wiggin Street, Gambier, OH 43022