Join us for readings by Michael Collier and Matthew Nienow!
Michael Collier‘s books of poetry include The Clasp and Other Poems (1986), The Folded Heart (1989), The Neighbor (1995), The Ledge (2000), which was a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award, and Dark Wild Realm (2006).
Matthew Nienow is the author of House of Water (Alice James Books, 2016). His poems have appeared in Beloit Poetry Journal, Crazyhorse, New England Review, Poetry, and in many other magazines and anthologies. A 2013 Ruth Lilly Poetry Fellow, he has also received fellowships and awards from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference, the Elizabeth George Foundation, the Dorothy Sargent Rosenberg Memorial Foundation, Artist Trust, and 4Culture. He lives in Port Townsend, Washington with his wife and sons, where he makes a living designing and building high-end, wooden watercraft for his business Good Story Paddle & Surf.