June is bustin' a move, daddy-o -- mixed-up meta-4s and so on, dude ( & dudettes)

JUNE 2nd - 7 pm Writer/herdsman/horse persuader Ben Gotschall

BEN GOTSCHALL grew up on a cattle ranch and dairy in the Sandhills of Holt County, Nebraska. http://www.holtcreekjerseys.com/

He earned a degree in English from Nebraska Wesleyan University and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Idaho. He is the author of Where It Happened (Lewis-Clark Press/Sandhills Press, 2008).

His work has appeared in Best New Poets 2007, Cadence of Hooves: A Celebration of Horses, Meridian, Nimrod, South Dakota Review, Cimarron Review, Poetry Southeast, and The MeadoW. Currently a Visiting Professor of English at Nebraska Wesleyan University, he is also the herdsman on Branched Oak farm near Raymond.

Ben also plays in Trigger town, a local group playing bluegrass, rated by Journal-Star as awesome! http://www.myspace.com/triggertown