Missouri's Poet Laureate Draws On King Kong For Inspiration

Mar 11, 2014

From King Kong to a certain accident-prone coyote, the things that inspire Missouri's third poet laureate are different, to say the least. 

William Trowbridge is Missouri's poet laureate.
Credit williamtrowbridge.net

On Tuesday's Up to Date, we talk with William Trowbridge about his unusual muses and his tenure as poet laureate.


  • William Trowbridge, Missouri poet laureate

HEAR MORE: William Trowbridge speaks at 7 p.m. March 11 at the Mabee Theater at Rockhurst University for the Midwest Poetry Series.