Event Title

Reading: Bill Holm

Presenter Information

Bill Holm

Location

Memorial Union

Start Date

22-3-2002 8:00 PM

End Date

22-3-2002 9:00 PM

Description

In this audiovisual recording from March 22, 2002 as part of the 33rd annual UND Writers Conference: “Explorations,” Bill Holm reads a selection of poetry and nonfiction. Holm reads the poems “A Retired Farmer Working as a Greeter at Wal-Mart” and “Farming in a Lilac Shirt” by Leo Dangel and his own “Silence in North Dakota,” “Birthday Poem,” an untitled poem about prunes, “Bread Soup: An Old Icelandic Recipe,” “The Ghost of Wang Wei Looks at Skagafjord,” “Hallelujah at the Sioux Falls Airport,” “An Early Morning Cafe,” and “The Sea Eats What it Pleases.” Holm also reads excerpts from Eccentric Islands: Travels Real and Imaginary. He closes with a ragtime piano performance.

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Mar 22nd, 8:00 PM Mar 22nd, 9:00 PM

Reading: Bill Holm

Memorial Union

In this audiovisual recording from March 22, 2002 as part of the 33rd annual UND Writers Conference: “Explorations,” Bill Holm reads a selection of poetry and nonfiction. Holm reads the poems “A Retired Farmer Working as a Greeter at Wal-Mart” and “Farming in a Lilac Shirt” by Leo Dangel and his own “Silence in North Dakota,” “Birthday Poem,” an untitled poem about prunes, “Bread Soup: An Old Icelandic Recipe,” “The Ghost of Wang Wei Looks at Skagafjord,” “Hallelujah at the Sioux Falls Airport,” “An Early Morning Cafe,” and “The Sea Eats What it Pleases.” Holm also reads excerpts from Eccentric Islands: Travels Real and Imaginary. He closes with a ragtime piano performance.