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Denise Low

Poetry

Interviewed by: Angela Elam

Catalog Number: 20070713

A fifth-generation Kansan whose poems and essays consider the openness and majesty of the prairie and its natural inhabitants, Low begins her two-year term as the second Poet Laureate of Kansas this July.  A professor at Haskell Indian Nations University, she discusses the native influences on her work and reads from her most recent books, Words of a Prairie Alchemist and her New and Selected Poems.

| Subject Matter: Kansas Landscape, The Prairie, William Stafford | Interview Year: 2007 | Genre: Poetry | Awards: Poet Laureate of Kansas |

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