William Arnes

Born in Columbia, Missouri, William Aarnes grew up in Fargo, North Dakota (his house blew away in 1957).  He now lives with his wife in Clemson, South Carolina, and teaches at Furman University.

His first book, Learning to Dance, was published in 1991 by Ninety-Six Press, which also published his second collection, Predicaments, in 2001.  His first published poem appeared in FIELD in 1969.  Over the years he has had poems in such magazines as The American Scholar, The Southern Review, Shenandoah, Measure, Bateau, The Potomac Review and Poetry—with work forthcoming in Free Lunch and The Literary Review.