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Award-winning Poet Kevin Clark Confirmed For OILF 2018

We are pleased to announce that poet Kevin Clark will be participating in OILF 2018 as a poetry workshop provider and poetry panelist.  Kevin Clark is author of two full-length collections of poetry, three chapbooks, and a creative writing textbook. He teaches at the Rainier Writing Workshop in Tacoma and at Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo. Kevin’s book Self-Portrait with Expletives won the Lena-Miles Wever Todd Prize of Pleiades Press. He’s also won the Angoff Award from The Literary Review, an Artsmith fellowship, a Bread Loaf fellowship, and two university teaching awards. A regular critic for The Georgia Review, his essays about poetry appear widely. Despite knees that grind like stone mills, Kevin plays rec league softball and tournament baseball. He lives with his understanding if humoring wife Amy Hewes in San Luis Obispo.