R113. Uneasy Alliances: Poets Laureate & Government Agencies
Thursday, February 9, 2017
9:00 am to 10:15 am
Patricia Clark is poet in residence and professor in the Department of Writing at Grand Valley State University. Author of four volumes of poetry, Patricia’s latest book is Sunday Rising.
L. S. Klatt's first collection of poems, Interloper, won the Juniper Prize for Poetry. His second book, Cloud of Ink, won the Iowa Poetry Prize. His latest volume, Sunshine Wound, was published by Free Verse Editions. He is the poet laureate of Grand Rapids, Michigan.
JoAnn Balingit is author of Words for House Story, a 2015 Best Book at Beltway Poetry. She was a 2014 Bread Loaf Bakeless Camargo Foundation Fellow in fiction and served as Delaware’s poet laureate 2008–2015. JoAnn is Delaware state coordinator for Poetry Out Loud, and an assistant editor at YesYes Books.