Bill Holm's death in February rippled through the Minnesota literary community like the aftermath of a boulder dropped into the middle of a pond. Every writer in the land of 10,000 lakes, it seemed, had a story about Holm, or a tale of being deeply touched and influenced by his works. Holm was born on a farm in rural Minnesota, and lived in the state his entire life, except for summers that he spent at his house on a fjord in Iceland. The essayist and poet taught at Southwest State University for 27 years, helping to produce a generation of writers in tune with their roots and natural habitats. Now his friends and fans are throwing a remembrance party for Holm at the Fitzgerald Theater.... More >>>