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Poetry is Normal Presents Kathryn Kerr and Will Reger

Kathryn Kerr and Will Reger will read poetry on Monday, March 2, from 7:30 to 8:30 pm in the Café of the Normal Public Library.

Will Reger is the Inaugural Poet Laureate of Urbana, IL, 2019-2020, and a founding member of the CU (Champaign-Urbana) Poetry Group ( He teaches at Illinois State University in Normal. He has published in such journals as Passager Journal, Eclectica Magazine, The Blue Nib Literary Magazine, Broadkill Review, and the Innisfree Poetry Journal. His first chapbook is Cruel with Eagles. He archives published poetry at

Kathryn Kerr has many interests and has had a lot of jobs and a few careers. Most recently, she retired as an English instructor at Illinois State University. Now she teaches an occasional class, does a bit of free-lance work, and volunteers at the local history museum. She has raised two daughters, helped save some natural areas, taught a lot of students, and published a few chapbooks, including First Frost (Stormline Press, 1985) and Turtles All the Way Down (Finishing Line Press, 2010). She has published poems, essays, reviews, scientific papers, newspaper articles, even a map. She reads widely and avidly and keeps writing.

Sponsored by the Normal Public Library Foundation.