Poet Louis Jenkins to read old and new works at Libraries
Who: Poet Louis Jenkins
What: Second Annual Pankake Poetry Series
Where: Elmer L. Andersen Library
When: Tuesday, April 12, 2011, 4 p.m.
MINNEAPOLIS / ST. PAUL ( 03/21/2011 ) -- Louis Jenkins will read old and new poems at 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12 at the Elmer L. Andersen Library, 222 21st Ave. S., Minneapolis. A reception will follow the reading, with copies of available for sale and signing by Jenkins.
Louis Jenkins' poems have been published in a number of literary magazines and anthologies, including The Best American Poetry and Great American Prose Poems. Jenkins, who has been featured on A Prairie Home Companion and The Writer's Almanac, received the 1995 Minnesota Book Award for Nice Fish and the 1997 Northeastern Minnesota Book Award for Just Above Water. His most recent books are North of the Cities (2007), European Shoes (2008), and Before You Know It: Prose Poems 1970-2005 (2009), all published by Will o' the Wisp Books.
The Pankake Poetry Series was founded in honor of librarian Marcia Pankake, whose love of poetry was demonstrated in the countless readings and poetry events she hosted at the University Libraries until her retirement in 2007.
This event is free and open to the public; reservations are requested by April 5 at 612-624-9339 or email@example.com.