Mary K. Stillwell

Stillwell places Kooser within the rich tradition of Nebraska poetry and provides an introduction to the poet and his work.

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Nebraska resident Ted Kooser made headlines when he was named U.S. Poet Laureate in 2004. He served from 2004-2006. Stillwell places Kooser within the rich tradition of Nebraska poetry and provides an introduction to the poet and his work. Kooser, born in Ames, Iowa, moved to Lincoln, Nebraska, to study with Karl Shapiro at the University of Nebraska in 1963, and has made his home in the state ever since. Stillwell will talk about his life and how it influenced his work. The talk can be tailored to the specific wishes of the audience.

Mary K. Stillwell

Title: Idependent Scholar

Email: marykstillwell@gmail.com

Phone: (402) 476-4775

City: Lincoln


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