Nance Van Winckle

Nance Van Winckle

Festival Schedule

Poetry Salon

Saturday April 23rd, 1:00pm @ Montvale Event Center: Ella's Theater

LHP x CH: A Reading to Celebrate New Books

Sunday April 24th, 1:30pm @ Montvale Event Center: Ella's Theater

Nance Van Winckel is the author of nine books of poetry, most recently The Many Beds of Martha Washington (Pacific Northwest Poetry Series, 2021), Our Foreigner, winner of the Pacific Coast Poetry Prize (Beyond Baroque Press, 2017), and Book of No Ledge (Pleiades Press Visual Poetry Series, 2016). Of her five books of fiction, Ever Yrs, a scrapbook novel (Twisted Road Publications, 2014), is her most recent. The recipient of two National Endowment for the Arts poetry fellowships, the Paterson Fiction Prize, a Christopher Isherwood Fiction Fellowship, and three Pushcart Prizes, Nance is Professor Emerita at E. Wash. U and a faculty member in the MFA in Writing Program at Vermont College of Fine Arts. She lives in Spokane, WA with her husband, artist Rik Nelson. Her author website is:; her visual poetry website is