WCW – Burt Kimmelman

Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 7 p.m.

Williams Center for the Arts
Cinema 3

Plus the words of William Carlos Williams
and open readings from the floor


Burt Kimmelman has published sixteen books of poetry and criticism as well as more than a hundred articles, most on literature, some on art, and some memoir. His poems are often anthologized and have been featured on National Public Radio; and he has been the subject of a number of interviews available in print or online. His eighth collection of poetry, Gradually the World: New and Selected Poems, 1983 – 2013 (BlazeVOX [books]), appeared in 2013; a new collection, Abandoned Angel (Marsh Hawk Press), will appear this fall. He teaches literary and cultural studies at NJIT. More about him and samples of his work can be found at BurtKimmelman.com.

Jane And Ryan at the Shore
Eight Years of Age

Legs curl under
in the darkened

sand. The waves run
easily up

the beach. Dolphin
fins pace the sea

beyond. Water
has found us all.

—Cape May Point, 1998

Contact: John Barrale – john.barrale@gmail.com

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