JULY 14 – AUGUST 11, 2019
Opening reception July 14, 2:00 – 4:00 PM-Free to the Public
Florence Meeks Atkins Gallery
Presser Arts Center, Mexico MO
Justin Hamm’s most recent books are The Inheritance: Poems and Photos and Midwestern, a book of photographs. He is the author of two other poetry collections, American Ephemeral and Lesson in Ruin. His poems, stories, photographs, and reviews have appeared in Nimrod, The Midwest Quarterly, Sugar House Review, Pittsburgh Poetry Review and a host of other publications. Recent work has also been selected for New Poetry from the Midwest (New American Press) and the Stanley Hanks Memorial Poetry Prize from the St Louis Poetry Center. Justin’s photographs have hung in the Art House Gallery in Fulton, Missouri and have earned a twelve-page, full-color feature in San Pedro River Review as well as the Inkslinger Award from Buffalo Almanack. His work has been or will be featured in solo exhibitions at Craft Beer Cellar in Columbia, Missouri, the Normal Public Library in Normal, Illinois, and the Mississippi River Gallery in Hannibal, Missouri. Justin works as the District Librarian at North Callaway R-1 Schools and lives in Mexico with his wife, Mel, and daughters, Abbey and Sophie.