The Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Presents: Bob Nielsen & Nils Michals
Sunday, April 14, 2:00 p.m.
Old Capitol Books
559 Tyler Street, Monterey
Robert Nielsen is a Carmel Valley poet, writer, photographer, and painter, and has segued into full-time art-making after practicing law for many years. Born in Australia, with roots also in New Zealand, Denmark, the British Isles, France, and Spain, he has lived, studied, worked, and traveled in a number of countries. His art reflects his perceptions, feelings, dreams and stories, and also his worldwide experiences. His poetry has appeared in various anthologies, journals, and other publications; his award-winning photographs have been exhibited and included in public and private galleries and collections in the United States and other countries. He serves as a co-host of the Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium Monthly Reading Series. His website is at http://www.pilgrim-arts.com
Nils Michals is the author of three collections of poetry, Lure (Pleiades, 2004), Come Down to Earth (Bauhan, 2013), and most recently, Gembox (The Word Works, 2019), a collection of prose poems which won the Washington Prize. Recent work has appeared in [PANK], Miracle Monocle, Catamaran Literary Reader, and Phantom Drift, among others. He lives in Santa Cruz and teaches at West Valley College.
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For more information, please contact John Laue: (831) 684-0854
Sponsored by Old Capitol Books & the Monterey Bay Poetry Consortium