Poet Nicholas Gulig reads his award-winning work from the Wisconsin People & Ideas Poetry Contest.
Nicholas Gulig is a Thai-American poet from Wisconsin. The the first-place winner of the Wisconsin People & Ideas 2017 Poetry Contest, Gulig was educated in Montana, Iowa, and Colorado. In 2011, he earned a Fulbright Fellowship to Bangkok, Thailand. His published works include the book-length poems North of Order (Yes Yes Books, 2015) and Book of Lake (CutBank Books, 2016). His third full-length collection, Orient, received the 2017 CSU Poetry Center Open Book Award and was published by Cleveland State University in 2018. Gulig currently lives in Fort Atkinson and teaches at the University of Wisconsin–Whitewater.
This Facebook Live reading series is part of the 150th anniversary celebration of the Wisconsin Academy of Sciences, Arts & Letters and our Wisconsin People & Ideas magazine.