Tag Archives: National Poetry Month

Randy Used the Word

It’s the last week of National Poetry Month and time for the final poem from Odd Evening, the new book of poetry from Eric McHenry, Poet Laureate of Kansas™. April is not over yet! See Eric McHenry at three events … Read full article »

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First Responder by Eric McHenry

The third week of National Poetry Month bring us “First Responder” by Eric McHenry, Poet Laureate of Kansas™. Eric will be presenting at the Kinsley Public Library on Tuesday, April 19. Find more Poet Laureate of Kansas™ events on KHC’s … Read full article »

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“Summer Mix” by Eric McHenry

National Poetry Month rolls on with another selection from Odd Evening by Eric McHenry, Poet Laureate of Kansas™. Find Poet Laureate of Kansas™ events on KHC’s Calendar of Events.

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Eric McHenry named Poet Laureate of Kansas

The Kansas Humanities Council (KHC) announced that Eric McHenry of Lawrence, Kansas has been named the 2015-2017 Poet Laureate of Kansas. In this role, McHenry will promote the humanities as a public resource for all Kansans through public readings, presentations, and … Read full article »

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Poetry Potluck

Bring a poem to share to KHC’s “Poetry Potluck,” our virtual get-together to celebrate April’s National Poetry Month. Kansans are invited to participate in this year’s easy, free statewide Pin-Up Poetry project by writing, reading, and sharing poetry about food, … Read full article »

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Click here to download a pdf version of the information on this page. Wanted: Poems for “HomeWords” Calling: All Poets & Poets-To-Be With Kansas Roots A weekly poetry column to be published in newspapers across this great state Edited by Kansas … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings – Spring 2014

Spring is here! For KHC, Spring means commemorations, oral histories, poetry, and lots and lots of humanities events. Brown v. Board & StoryCorps To honor the 60th anniversary of the Brown v. Board decision and to consider changes in Topeka’s … Read full article »

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Pin-Up Poetry 2014

Celebrate April’s National Poetry Month with Pin-Up Poetry, an easy, free statewide project that encourages Kansans to write, read, and share their own poetry and the poetry of others. How it works 1. Print postcard templates and writing prompts, beginning … Read full article »

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