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$10 per person for workshop and lunch. No charge for poetry reading.

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Poetry Workshop and Lunch
Facilitated by Kansas Poet Laureate Denise Low
Program and Lunch 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
$10 per person for workshop and lunch

Denise Low, Kansas Poet Laureate 2007-2009, has been writing, reviewing, editing and publishing literary and scholarly articles for 30 years. She is the author of ten collections of poetry and six books of essays, including a atral Theologies from The Backwaters Press 2011, and abiography of Langston Hughes (co-authored with Thomas Pecore Weso). In addition, she has edited anthologies related to ecological matters, Laguna Pueblo author Leslie Marmon Silko, and local cultures. Her writing has
appeared in North American Review, Midwest Quarterly, Connecticut Review, Chariton Review, Coal City Review and many others.

To enter contest:
Write one, two, or three poems you would like the committee to consider. Use no off-color language. Submit entries by April 1, 2014.


Cash prizes:
1st Place winner will receive $25
2nd Place winner will receive $15
3rd Place winner will receive $10

... AND your winning entry will be included in the "Poet of the Month" section of the Excelsior Springs Standard on line newspaper. Winners will be notified by phone or e-mail.