Jerry Wemple

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Jerry Wemple
February 2, 2023 7:30 pm
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August 23, 2022
Bloomsburg Public Library
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Market Street , Bloomsburg , 17815, United States

2/2/2023 -  Jerry Wemple

Theme:   Halfway There ~ Are you inspired by Tommy & Gina? How far must one travel before they are coming and no longer going?

7:30 PM to 9 PM


Jerry Wemple ~ Jerry is a poet, nonfiction writer, and editor who writes frequently about central Pennsylvania, a place parts of his family has lived since the 1700s. He is the author of three poetry collections. His first was selected by Pulitzer Prize-winner Yusef Komunyakaa for the Naomi Long Madgett Poetry Award. He is co-editor, along with Marjorie Maddox, of the anthology Common Wealth: Contemporary Poets on Pennsylvania. They are at work on another PAfocused poetry anthology. Wemple is also editing an essay anthology focused on rural Pennsylvania. He is a professor of English at Bloomsburg University.