Kansas Poet Laureate http://kcur.org en A New Poet Laureate For Kansas http://kcur.org/post/new-poet-laureate-kansas <p><a href="http://www.wyatttownley.com/about.html">Wyatt Townley</a>, a fourth-generation Kansan, has been named the new Poet Laureate of Kansas for 2013-2015. Wed, 01 May 2013 17:21:14 +0000 Laura Spencer 36013 at http://kcur.org A New Poet Laureate For Kansas Wrangling 150 Kansas Poets In One Poem http://kcur.org/post/wrangling-150-kansas-poets-one-poem <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It’s been a challenging term for outgoing Kansas poet laureate </span>Caryn<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> </span>Mirriam-Goldberg<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, who lost her home in 2011, metaphorically speaking.&nbsp; That was when </span><a href="http://kcur.org/post/brownback-orders-arts-commission-abolished" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Governor Sam Brownback dissolved the Kansas Arts Commission</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">, which housed the program.</span></p> Tue, 16 Apr 2013 20:04:40 +0000 Sylvia Maria Gross 35201 at http://kcur.org Wrangling 150 Kansas Poets In One Poem