Poet-in-Residence Series Presents George Eklund

Sep 19, 2014



WHAT:                       Poet-in-Residence Series Presents George Eklund


WHEN:                       6:00 p.m., Wednesday, September 24, 2014


WHERE:                     Couchman Reading Room, Charles C. Myers Library, University of Dubuque Campus


DETAILS:                  The Poet-in-Residence Reading Series welcomes UD alum and poet George Eklund ('74). 


After graduating from the University of Dubuque, Eklund received his M.F.A. from the University of Iowa and has taught at Morehead  State University in Kentucky since 1989.  He has been awarded the Al Smith Fellowship in Poetry by the Kentucky Arts Council, and Morehead State's Distinguished Creative Productions Award.  His work has appeared in The American Poetry Review, ABZ, Beloit Poetry Journal, Cimarron Review, Conduit, Crazyhorse, EPOCH, The Iowa Review, The Laurel Review, The Massachusetts Review, Mid-American Review, The New Ohio Review, The North American Review, Quarterly West, 6 x 6, Sycamore Review, Trajectory, Toad, Visions International, and Willow Springs, among others. 

Eklund's most recent book publications include Wanting to Be an Element (Finishing Line Press), Each Breath I Cannot Hold (Wind Publications), and The Island Blade (ABZ Poetry Press).