Kimberly Blaeser, Wisconsin Poet Laureate 2015-2016, is the author of five poetry collections including Copper Yearning, Apprenticed to Justice, and the bi-lingual Résister en dansant/Ikwe-niimi: Dancing Resistance. An Indigenous activist and environmentalist from White Earth Reservation, she also edited Traces in BloodBone, and Stone: Contemporary Ojibwe Poetry.  A Professor at University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee and MFA faculty for the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, in 2020 Blaeser founded the literary organization In-Na-Po—Indigenous Nations Poets. She lives in rural Wisconsin; and, for portions of each year, in a water-access cabin near the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in Minnesota.

 

Upcoming events

  • Thu
    15
    Apr
    2021

    Sheltering with Poems: Community and Connection During COVID

    7:00 pmZoom
  • Sat
    17
    Apr
    2021

    Through this Door: Wisconsin in Poems

    7:00 pmFacebook Event

Contact Kim

(262) 767-7450

Email: kblaeser@uwm.edu