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Poet Andres Rodriguez

Kansas City poet Andres Rodriguez recently won a prestigious award for emerging writers from Poets and Writers magazine. Rodriguez has been writing for decades - he's the author of a literary study of the 19th century poet John Keats and a book called Night Song.

Kansas City, MO – Andres Rodriguez reads from some of his more recent poems tonight (February 29, 2008) at The Writer's Place. He tells KCUR's Sylvia Maria Gross that his poetry is inspired in part by his childhood, though he didn't grow up with literature.

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