Wisconsin’s Poet Laureate and UW-Whitewater professor Nicholas Gulig recently appeared on Paul Nelson’s Cascadian Prophets Podcast to talk about his discovery of Lorine Niedecker in graduate school, what her work taught him about the relationship between poet and poem, his recreation of Niedecker’s tour of Lake Superior, and lots more. You can listen to or download their conversation here: https://cascadiapoeticslab.org/2024/03/nicholas-gulig-interview/.

To read more about Niedecker’s influence on Gulig, check out the Winter issue of Solitary Plover, or his short essay “On Poetry and Community” published at poets.org.