Bill Gainer is known for the openness of his confessional poetry and is recognized as one of the founding contributors to the modern movement of “After Hours Poetry.” He has contributed to the literary scene as a writer, editor, promoter, publicist, publisher and poet. Gainer continues to read and work with a wide range of poets and writers, including readings on KUSF radio with Punk-Rocker Patti Smith and performances with California Poet Laureate, Al Young. Gainer is nationally published and is the editor of Nevada County’s “Pen Award” winning press, R.L. Crow Publications, which was recently recognized by the Sacramento News and Review as a “The Best of Sacramento” for its “Gorilla Poetry Project.”
Bill Gainer performed on December 16th, 2010.