Wisconsin Memoirist and Poet to Speak at McMillan
For the City Times
Wisconsin memoirist and poet Louis V. Clark III to speak at McMillan Library on July 20.
WISCONSIN RAPIDS — Louis V. Clark III, also called Two Shoes, will talk about his new book, How to Be an Indian in the 21st Century on Thursday, July 20 at 7:00 P.M. in the McMillan Library All Purpose Room. This is a free program.
Oneida author Clark’s memoir draws on the breadth of his life from childhood on the rez to his life today as an elder, grandfather and published poet. In his memoir, he uses both poetry and prose to tell of bullies at school and barriers at work but also falling in love and the Green Bay Packers.
Why did Clark choose to title his book How to Be an Indian in the 21st Century? Join him at McMillan to find out.
Born and raised on the Oneida Reservation in northeastern Wisconsin, Louis V. Clark III (Two Shoes) turned to poetry to continue the oral tradition of his people, the People of the Standing Stone. A member of the Iroquois Confederacy, his family is of the Bear clan. His first chapbook, “Two Shoes,” was published in 2011. He and his wife live in Omro, Wis., where their home is filled with love from six children and nine grandchildren.
For more information on this program, contact the McMillan Library’s Information Desk at 422-5136 or email [email protected]. For more information on the book and author including an author interview, visit http://tinyurl.com/TwoShoesMemoir.