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Kloefkorn Writers Series to Feature Nebraska Poet

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Marjorie Saiser will deliver the Kloefkorn Writers Series lecture and reading on Thursday, April 28.

Nebraska poet Marjorie Saiser will deliver the William C. Kloefkorn Nebraska Writers Series lecture on Thursday, April 28 at Nebraska Wesleyan University.

Saiser is the author of five books of poetry, co-editor of two anthologies, and has been published in American Life in Poetry and The Writer's Almanac among other journals. She is a recipient of the WILLA Award and has been nominated for the Pushcart Prize. Her first full-length collection, Bones of a Very Fine Hand, won the Nebraska Book Award for poetry in 2000. Her most recent collection is Beside You at the Stoplight.

Saiser’s reading begins at 7:30 p.m. in Callen Conference Center, located on the lower level of the Smith-Curtis Administration Building, located one block east of 50th Street and St Paul Avenue. A reception and book signing will follow the reading. The William Kloefkorn Nebraska Writers Series is free and open to the public.

William Kloefkorn taught English at Nebraska Wesleyan for 35 years from 1962 to 1997. He died in May 2011.