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AK State Writer Laureate nominations open

...for the 2014-2016 Alaska State Writer Laureate. Eligibility is open to Alaskan writers...is Oct. 1.The Alaska State Writer Laureate is a two-year honorary appointment...literary endeavors. The role of the Laureate is to promote the literary arts and artists...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-14/ak-state-writer-laureate-nominations-open
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The Alaska State Council on the Arts seeks nominations for the 2014-2016 Alaska State Writer Laureate

...for the 2014-2016 Alaska State Writer Laureate. Eligibility is open to Alaskan writers...1, 2014. The Alaska State Writer Laureate is a two-year honorary appointment...literary endeavors. The role of the Laureate is to promote the literary arts and artists...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-07/alaska-state-council-arts-seeks-nominatio
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Poet, translator Richard Dauenhauer dies at 72

...Alaska lost a poet, a translator, a scholar, a former poet laureate and a historian on Tuesday. Richard "Dick" Dauenhauer was...Native Languages. Dauenhauer also served as the state's poet laureate from 1981 to 1985, an honor Nora holds through 2014.To list...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-19/poet-translator-richard-dauenhauer-dies
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-03-12/photo-recognizing-our-writer-laureate
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Dauenhauer: 'Songs of vision and experience'

...the country's history to have both been named State Writers Laureate: Dauenhauer from 1981-1988 and Marks Dauenhauer from 2012-2014...scholar in her own right (when they met) but he became the Poet Laureate of Alaska and probably encouraged her in her writing, her...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-28/songs-vision-and-experience
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Thoughts on Richard Dauenhauer

...us find our way.-- Peggy Shumaker, Rasmuson Foundation's Distinguished Artist for 2014 and former Alaska State Writer Laureate Dick's ready wit matched his incredible powers of observation and discernment. There are lots of photos of Dick with his...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-08-28/thoughts-richard-dauenhauer
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Robin Williams, manic comedy star, dead at 63

...supernova whose explosions of pop culture riffs and impressions dazzled audiences for decades and made him a gleamy-eyed laureate for the Information Age, died Monday in an apparent suicide. He was 63.Williams was pronounced dead at his home in California...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-08-11/robin-williams-manic-comedy-star-dead-6
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New writer laureate bridges cultures, disciplines

...appointment as Alaska's newest Writer Laureate. The event, which included brief speeches...selected to be an Alaska State Writer Laureate, and her lifelong dedication to literature...Languages at UAS, said "To have a Writer Laureate that has written as much in Tlingit as...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-11-22/new-writer-laureate-bridges-cultures-disc
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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...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-10-11/dauenhauer-named-state-writer-laureate
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Richard Dauenhauer

Richard Dauenhauer, professor, noted linguist, and Poet Laureate for Alaska, passed away peacefully on August 19, 2014, at Bartlett Hospital in Juneau following a brief illness. Family and...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000172242777

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