Photo: Recognizing our Writer Laureate

Rep. Cathy Munoz, right, presents Nora Marks Dauenhauer with a legislative citation for being the Alaska Writer Laureate for 2012-2014 at the @360 Studio on Tuesday. Dauenhauer was attending the Poetry Out Loud Alaska State Finals and was...
New writer laureate bridges cultures, disciplines

...unique among our Writer Laureates; she is the first...Alaska State Writer Laureate, and her lifelong...expanded from Poet Laureate to Writer laureate in 1996, to recognize...Previous Alaska Writer Laureates, in reverse chronological...
State arts council seeks nominations for Writer Laureate, Governor's Awards recipients

...for the 2012-2014 Alaska State Writer Laureate. The deadline for nominations for both...public. The position of State Writer Laureate is open to Alaskan writers from all genres...published work in Alaska.The State Writer Laureate will be announced at the Governor's...
Dauenhauer named State Writer Laureate

Nora Marks Dauenhauer of Juneau has been named Alaska's State Writer Laureate. Dauenhauer will represent Alaska from 2012 to 2014. Dauenhauer's award was announced by the Alaska State Council on the Arts...
Former Alaska poet laureate remembered

...FAIRBANKS - Friends said former Alaska Poet Laureate John Haines was known for being cantankerous...and essays. He was named Alaska poet laureate in 1969 and received numerous accolades...moved by it." Former Alaska Writer Laureate Nancy Lord said Haines' work inspired...
Arts council announces new state writer laureate

...Shumaker as the new Alaska state writer laureate 2010-2012. She will serve a two-year...Homer writer Nancy Lord. As state writer laureate, Shumaker will represent the council...information on the Alaska State Writer Laureate program, contact the Alaska State Council...
State arts council seeks nominations for Alaska State Writer Laureate

...for the 2012-2014 Alaska State Writer Laureate. Eligibility is open to Alaskan writers...nominations is Aug. 31.The next State Writer Laureate will be announced at the Governor's...nominations and select the State Writer Laureate. Nomination forms are available on the...
Lord named as new Alaska State Writer Laureate

...Nancy Lord as the new Alaska State Writer Laureate. Lord will serve a two-year term that began Oct. 1, 2008. She succeeds State Writer Laureate John Straley from Sitka. As writer laureate, Lord will represent the council and the...
Contributions to Literacy in Alaska awards announced

...of Alaska Anchorage.Honorees include former Alaska writer laureate Nancy Lord, of Homer; Palmer bookstore owner David Cheezem...interactive reading program.Honoree Lord was Alaska's Writer Laureate from 2008-2010. The author of works of fiction, memoir...
Author, poet Maya Angelou dies at 86

...Hallmark Cards on a line of greeting cards and other products."I think it's preposterous," said Billy Collins, poet laureate of the United States. "It lowers the understanding of what poetry actually can do."Angelou said she saw it as a literary...


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