Karl Elder has a poem featured in Errant Mythologies. The editors of this edition from pacificREVIEW say, “We hope our theme provokes work you wish you could run into for the first time.”
On January 27, 2017, the fine arts faculty at Lakeland University were proud to induct Fessler Professor Karl Elder into the Lakeland University Fine Arts Gallery of Distinction for his inspiration of continuing excellence and achievement in writing.
Karl has obviously contributed tremendously to Lakeland, and has impacted countless students’ lives. He has also impacted the national literary scene. ~ Nate Lowe, dean of the School of Humanities and Fine Arts.
In a review posted by The Wisconsin Academy of Sciences Arts and Letters, Michael Kriesel writes of Karl Elder’s novel Earth as It is in Heaven this way:
“A parable of religious mysticism that’s part love story and part mystery, with a touch of rural hijinks, Karl Elder’s new novel is a welcome addition to the list of titles from one of Wisconsin’s top poets.”
About the reviewer: President of the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets, Michael Kriesel, 51, is a poet and reviewer whose work has appeared in Alaska Quarterly, Antioch Review, Crab Creek Review, Rattle, Small Press Review, Library Journal, Nimrod, North American Review, Rosebud, and The Progressive.
Karl Elder spoke with members of the Sheboygan County Writers Club at their June 13 meeting. The group discussed “of internal elements of poetry; concepts of poetry vs prose vs traditional vs contemporary forms and their parameters” according the the SCWC blog.
See full post at Sheboygan County Writers Club blog.
An enthusiastic audience filled the Rocca meeting room at Mead Public Library, Sheboygan, WI, on February 23, 2016 to hear Karl Elder read from his new novel.
Karl Elder signs a copy of Earth as It Is in Heaven, his aural novel from Pebblebrook Press.
Karl Elder’s novel Earth as It Is in Heaven is available for pre-order from the publisher Pebblebrook Press. The novel about a xenophobic teenager is set for release February 2016.
A launch party is scheduled for February 23 and will be held at the Mead Public Library in Sheboygan, WI.
Karl Elder’s “Prosyllogism” appears as the lead piece of twenty experimental sonnets featured in the Summer, 2014 issue of Museletter from the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets.
Karl Elder’s “The Sense in Nonsense,” an essay commissioned by Poetry Daily, has been reprinted by the Wisconsin Humanities Council’s blog.