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The War Poems: Origins and Process

  • The Writers Place 3607 Pennsylvania Avenue Kansas City, MO, 64111 United States (map)

Meet Vietnam War vet and poet Bill Bauer at a reception and reading at The Writers Place, 3607 Pennsylvania Avenue, Kansas City, Mo. Order Bill's book Last Lambs here.

Bill Bauer, a Kansas City native, served in 1969 with the Fourth of the Ninth Infantry along the Cambodian Border in Tay Ninh Province and at the 25th Division Headquarters in Cu Chi. He is co-founder and former president of Media/Professional Insurance, an international firm specializing in defending the First Amendment rights of the media. His latest book of poetry, Last Lambs: New and Selected Poems of Vietnam(Second edition) was a 2014 Eric Offer Legacy Award Finalist. He now lives with his wife, Kathy, on the island of Maui.