Tag Archives: Poetry

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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“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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Humanities Happenings 4/8-4/10

Hays: Poet Laureate of Kansas™ Eric McHenry, the 2015-2017 Poet Laureate of Kansas™, presents a poetry reading and discussion at Hays Public Library on Friday, April 8, at 7:00 PM. Details here. Augusta: Picnic by William Inge In “Picnic” by … Read full article »

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Humanities Happenings: 09/18-09/20

This has to be some kind of record! This weekend’s calendar is full of nearly a dozen humanities events! North Newton: “From Football to Futbol” The rise of the 2003 Garden City High School soccer team reflected demographic shifts in … Read full article »

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Twelve Communities to Host Poet Laureate of Kansas™ Events

KHC announced the 12 Kansas communities that will host Poet Laureate of Kansas™ events in 2015-2016. Presentations and discussions exploring the humanities through poetry will be led by Eric McHenry of Lawrence, Kan., who was named the 2015-2017 Poet Laureate … Read full article »

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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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Humanities Happenings: 02/27–03/01

Please note that some of this weekend’s KHC events have been rescheduled. Be sure to contact the organizations hosting KHC events for possible schedule changes due to inclement weather. This weekend’s Humanities Happenings invites you to engage with state history, … Read full article »

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Give Poetry

When you give to KHC, you give poetry through presentations and readings by Wyatt Townley, Poet Laureate of Kansas. Townley invites Kansans to come home to poetry through Poet Laureate of Kansas events and “HomeWords,” her weekly column published in … Read full article »

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“Poet Low Rate” with Humor and Grace

This summer, KHC features daily posts about the speakers and topics in the Humanities catalog. Today’s featured presentation is “Langston Hughes in Kansas” by Carmaletta Williams. “I fell in love with Langston Hughes through the grace, power and humor of his … Read full article »

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