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Voices of the West: An Evening of Poetry with Reno Poet Laureates Gailmarie Pahmeier and Lindsay Wilson

Join us for a special evening as poets Gailmarie Pahmeier and Lindsay Wilson share their poetry and perspectives.  Come explore what it means to be a voice of the west. Wilson and Pahmeier will read a selection of works from their catalog of poetry. They will also share stories and answer questions about what it means to be a writer in Nevada.

This event celebrates the 2018 Nevada Writers Hall of Fame Silver Pen award recipient, Lindsay Wilson. Spend an evening with him in advance of the November 13th Nevada Writers Hall of Fame induction ceremony.  

WHEN: Saturday, Oct. 20
TIME: 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m.
WHERE: Leonard Reading Room, Room 422 
Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center
University of Nevada, Reno
COST: Event is free but RSVP’s are requested. For questions, or to attend this free event, please RSVP to Robin Monteith at or 775-682-5656.

About the Silver Pen award:The Silver Pen award was added to the Nevada Writers Hall of Fame program in 1996 to encourage excellence among emerging and mid-career writers. Since then 37 Silver Pens have been awarded to some of Nevada’s most promising authors.

To purchase tickets to the 2018 Nevada Writers Hall of Fame click here.

To learn more about this year's honorees visit Nevada Today.

Saturday, October 20, 2018 at 6:30pm to 8:00pm

Mathewson-IGT Knowledge Center, Leonard Reading Room, Room 422
39.5433916198639, -119.815739840269

Event Type

Arts, Lectures and Seminars


University Libraries




poetry, English





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