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  • Ted Kooser


  • Ted Kooser reads from his poetry at the 2004 National Book Festival in Washington, D.C.

Event Date

  • October 09, 2004


  • -  Ted Kooser, appointed the 13th Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library, is the first Poet Laureate chosen from the Great Plains. A Midwesterner born in Iowa, Kooser is the author of 10 collections of poetry, including most recently "Delights & Shadows: Poems." He is the recipient of two Society of Midland Authors Prizes for Poetry, a Nebraska Book Award for Poetry, two National Endowment for the Arts poetry fellowships, the Pushcart Prize, the Stanley Kunitz Prize, the James Boatwright Prize and a Merit Award from the Nebraska Arts Council. Kooser is visiting professor in the English department of the University of Nebraska at Lincoln

Running Time

  • 36 minutes 2 seconds

Online Format

  • video
  • image

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