Thursday, September 29, 2011

Kansas Book Festival Sept. 24 Features Lana Myers, Cheryl Unruh, Eric McHenry, Denise Low

Lana Myers, author of May Williams Ward biography Prairie Rhythms and Denise Low, author of Ghost Stories of the New West (Woodley 2010). Kansas awards 15 Notable awards to all genres of books published in Kansas or by Kansas authors. The Ks. Center for the Book and Ks. State Library gave the awards at the Ks. Bk. Festival.
Eric McHenry (Topeka), Denise Low (Lawrence), Cheryl Unruh (Emporia), and Lana Myers (Newton) participate in a panel at the Ks. Bk. Festival at Topeka. Cheryl Unruh also won a Notable Book recognition for her book of short essays Flyover Country.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Link to poems and info on Joy Harjo!

World Poetry Portfolio Editor Sudeep Sen has a lengthy bio note plus a portfolio of Joy Harjo poems:

New works by Joy Harjo are forthcoming: Soul Talk, Song Language, a book of essays, columns, interviews and photographs from Wesleyan University Press; Crazy Brave, a memoir from W.W. Norton; a one-woman show  at the Public Theater in New York and her next play, a musical hybrid: I Think I Love You, An All Night Round Dance is being commissioned by the Public Theater.