Larry J. Eriksson will read his works…exploring life’s mysteries through poetry… at the May 9th Dickinson Poetry Series, 7 pm.
Eriksson is a Wisconsin writer and poet living in Madison and Ellison Bay with his wife, Karen. He has shared his poetry at the UU Fellowship of Door County and the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets. His poems preserve memories, clarify thoughts, explore feelings, or simply have fun with language. They have appeared in The Capitol Times, the Peninsula Pulse, the 2011, 2012, and 2013 Poets’ Calendars of the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets, the chapbook No Breath is Lost published by the Dickinson Poetry Series, Verse Wisconsin, and Equinox, He has written the chapbooks Moonlight, Moments, Mysteries, Music, MindGames, and Marching that are available at www.quartersectionpress.com.
For over 30 years, he worked as a research engineer and manager specializing in acoustics, noise control, and signal processing. He is the author of many published technical papers, chapters in two engineering books, and two books on sociopolitical issues:Business Decisions: the impact of corporate mergers and global capitalism on our lives (2002) and Broken Strings, Missing Notes: strengthening democracy and seeking justice in a nation out of tune (2005). In addition to writing, he enjoys reading, playing the violin, swimming, and cycling.