Meticulously crafted and reflecting the vision and wit of a nonagenarian, Shadows is the fourth poetry collection by Gene Kimmet. This special volume includes cover art and five illustrations by artist Sarah Hasty Williams.
Gene Kimmet is a retired professor of economics from Harper College in Palatine, Illinois. He was born in Lima, Ohio, a town with a long history of heavy industrial production. Kimmet worked at a variety of jobs there, including lens grinder, foundry worker, service station operator, and salesman, before receiving a BA in economics from Ohio Northern University. He later earned an MA in economics from Case Western Reserve University and a post-master’s degree in economics from Northern Illinois University. Previous collections include Reflections of My Father (Canopic, 2015), Skipping Stone (Dream Stone Press, 2000) and In Fee Simple (Stormline Press, 1986.)