SAINT JULIAN PRESS POET
Bearing the Cast
Skip Renker has degrees from Notre Dame and Duke and an MFA from Seattle Pacific University. His poems have appeared in California Quarterly, Poetry Midwest, Small Brushes, Spirit First, and numerous other publications, as well as the Atlanta Review, Passages North, and Allegheny River anthologies. He’s published a chapbook, Birds of Passage (Delta Press), and Sifting the Visible (Mayapple Press), and he conducts workshops and college classes in meditation, world religions, and writing. Skip is the father of two grown children, grandfather of three, and lives with his wife Julia Fogarty in Midland, Michigan.