Nils Peterson is the current Poetry Laureate of Santa Clara County and is Professor Emeritus at San Jose State University where he taught in the English and Humanities Departments. He has published poetry, science fiction, and articles on subjects as varying as golf and Shakespeare. A chapbook of poems entitled Here Is No Ordinary Rejoicing was published by No Deadlines Press. A collection of poems entitled The Comedy of Desire with an introduction by Robert Bly was published by the Blue Sofa Press, and a collection of poems entitled Driving a Herd of Moose to Durango appeared in 2005. He was nominated for a 2005 Pushcart Prize.
The reading will take place
Thursday, December 16, 2010 at 7 p.m.
Willow Glen Branch Library
1157 Minnesota Avenue, San Jose