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Susan Firer

Today @ the Milwaukee Central Library - 1:30 PM

Apr. 6, 2008
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Milwaukee inducts its newest poet laureate, Susan Firer, today at a 1:30 p.m. ceremony at the Milwaukee Central Library. Firer's Milwaukee is a place of pockmarked beauty; where you can still hear "old nuns crying for their stolen wimples" and witness the smelt-fishing crowd get "out of control." If you're looking to impress a newcomer with local idiosyncrasies, or simply wish to savor them yourself, Firer's poetry is the perfect guide.

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