Howard Nelson

Howard Nelson has published several books of poems, including GORILLA BLESSING, THE NAP BY THE WATERFALL, and ALL THE EARTHLY LOVERS: POEMS NEW & SELECTED. He also writes essays, and edited EARTH, MY LIKENESS: NATURE POETRY OF WALT WHITMAN. His work has been read on Garrison Keillor’s “Writer’s Almanac.”

He has lived in Cayuga County since 1970, and he is Professor Emeritus at Cayuga Community College.