The Boulder Junction Public Library will host a poetry reading with local author Elizabeth Tornes at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, July 19, at Boulder Junction Community Center.
Elizabeth Tornes has published two chapbooks: “New Moon” and “Snowbound,” the latter of which was the first Prize Winner in the 2012 Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets Chapbook Contest.
Tornes’ poems have been published widely in journals and anthologies, including Antioch Review, Boulevard, Durak, Field, Gulf Coast, Main Street Rag, Missouri Review, The New Republic, Ploughshares, Southern Review, Verse Wisconsin, Western Humanities Review, and several anthologies. She has also published a collection of Ojibwe oral histories, “Memories of Lac du Flambeau Elders.”
Tornes holds a Ph.D. in Creative Writing from the University of Utah. She has taught creative writing at Beloit College and at University of Wisconsin-Madison’s annual “Write by the Lake.” She resides in Lac du Flambeau, Wisconsin.
This event is free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. For more
information, call the library
at 715-385-2050 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.