Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Denise Low Will Present Ks. Authors Club Workshop 20 Feb. 2016

The Line-Dance of Poetry: A Workshop. The poetic line is the measure of both lyric and narrative
poetry. Paul Verlaine said, "Poetry is to prose as dancing is to walking." TThis workshop explores the biological origin of lyric and epic lines as well as practical guidelines for creating effective breaks. Bring copies (enough to share) of three short poems or one long poem. 

Kansas Authors Club's workshop leader is former Kansas Poet Laureate Denise Low, Sat., Feb. 20:
(Lackman Library, 15345 W 87th Pkwy, Lenexa, 9:30 a.m. to noon. This presentation is limited to 15 people.There will be a small fee for this workshop. Denise Low, will have copies of her book Jackalope available at a discount.

Denise Low, grew up in the Flint Hills of Kansas, descended from British Isles, German, and Native (Delaware and Cherokee) peoples. She was the 2007-2009 Kansas Poet Laureate, with over twenty published books of poetry, personal essays, and scholarship, including Natural Theologies (The Backwaters Press, 2011) and Ghost Stories: Poems (Woodley Press, 2010, a Kansas Notable Book Award winner). For over 25 years she taught at Haskell Indian Nations University. She has been a visiting professor at the University of Kansas and University of Richmond. She has awards from the NEH, Sequoyah National Research Center, Lannan Foundation, The Newberry Library, Academy of American Poets, and Kansas Arts Commission. Denise's numerous books can be found at The Raven Bookstore in Lawrence and online via Small Press Distribution and Amazon. 
For additional information, contact district president Ronda Miller: coachingforliferonda@yahoo.com 
Denise Low website: http://deniselow.net/