Poetry: Karen Holmberg

Friday Jan 24, 2014 7:30 PM to 7:30 PM This is a past program

Karen Holmberg’s second book of poems, Axis Mundi, won the John Ciardi Prize. Her poetry and nonfiction have appeared in Southern Poetry Review, New England Review, Nimrod, West Branch, Cave Wall, Black Warrior Review, Poetry East, Indiana Review, and Cimarron Review. She teaches poetry writing in the MFA program at Oregon State University, which she currently directs.


This series of readings is organized and hosted by Stephen Yenser, poet and professor at UCLA and author of A Boundless Field: American Poetry at Large and Blue Guide.

Poetry is supported, in part, by the UCLA Department of English and Friends of English.

All Hammer public programs are free and made possible by a major gift from the Dream Fund at UCLA.

Generous support is also provided by Susan Bay Nimoy and Leonard Nimoy, the Simms/Mann Family Foundation, The Brotman Foundation of California, Good Works Foundation and Laura Donnelley, and all Hammer members.