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New Letters on the Air: Outgoing Kansas Poet Laureate Jonathan Holden

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Kansas Poet Laureate Jonathan Holden

Today, Jonathan Holden ends his two-year term as the first Poet Laureate of Kansas. To mark his final day, New Letters on the Air host Angela Elam presents this snapshot.By Angela Elam, host of New Letters on the Air

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Kansas City, MO – Today, Jonathan Holden ends his two-year term as the first Poet Laureate of Kansas. During Holden's tenure, he initiated a dialogue with communities and schools across the state through his poetry video program, ShopTalk, and the website KansasPoets DOT com, both coordinated by Kansas City poet Greg German. To mark his final day, New Letters on the Air host Angela Elam presents this snapshot.

To hear the whole interview, go to the New Letters on the Air website. The second poet laureate of Kansas, Denise Low, talks about her life and work on Sunday, July 8, Claridge Court, 8101 Mission Road, Prairie Village, Kansas.
Low's books include Touching the Sky, Starwater, Spring Geese and Dragon Kite.

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