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Poetry out loud Matthew Arnold and "Invitation to Love" by Paul Laurence Dunbar.Prior to the final round of poetry, Alaska State Writer Laureate Nora Dauenhauer was honored with a legislative citation by Rep. Cathy Munoz, in formal recognition of her...
Governor's Award ceremony highlights power of art in shaping young minds

...state's most highly-regarded artists and dignitaries, including Gov. Sean Parnell, current and former Alaska State Writers Laureate Nora and Richard Dauenhauer, elder and statesman William Iggiagruk Hensley and Pulitzer Prize-nominated...
Bright moments of 2013

...thought provoking. She's a community builder, she invites others in. I would not be surprised at all to see her named state writer laureate. BOSTIN CHRISTOPHER, artistic associate at Perseverance Theatre? The first annual As If Improv Festival...
Alaska books roundup 2013

...these terrible losses. Zondervan/Harper Collins, April 2013."Toucan Nest" by Peggy Shumaker. Former Alaska State Writer Laureate Shumaker describes her reactions to the rainforests of Costa Rica and its inhabitants. (Red Hen Press, March...
Five good (Alaskan) reads

...big place both literal and figurative that we call home, which may be why Alaska has inspired so many fine poets. State Writer Laureate Nora Marks Dauenhauer is the grandmother of them all, and this volume shows you why she deserves all the...
Richard Dauenhauer wins Bullock prize for excellence

...research, and public service with an emphasis on Alaska, the North and their diverse peoples." Dauenhauer was Alaska State Writer Laureate from 1981-1988; his wife, Nora Marks Dauenhauer, is current Writer Laureate (nationally, they are the...
SERRC/TLC thanks supporters for the GED Graduation, ESL Student Recognition and Awards Ceremony, "Celebrate Success!"

...and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska for their sponsorship of the graduation.Thank you to Nora Marks Dauenhaur, Alaska State Writer Laureate, who shared words of wisdom and read her wonderful poetry during her commencement address. Student speakers...
Five good reads

...In all her work, Tlingit scholar Nora Marks Dauenhauer demonstrates the grace and confidence that made her the first State Writer Laureate born in Alaska. "Boys of My Youth," JoAnn Beard. This book, along with Eggers' "Heartbreaking Work...
Kachemak Bay Writers' Conference accepting early registration

...and poet Naomi Shihab Nye.Also featured at the conference will be Juneau's Nora Marks Dauenhauer, current Alaska State Writer Laureate.In addition to Dauenhauer, the conference's other presenting writers will be Rich Chiappone, John Daniel...
SERRC program to host graduation for GED achievers

...commencement speaker is Nora Marks Dauenhauer, a Tlingit poet and author who hails from Juneau and is the 2012 Alaska State Writer Laureate.? Contact reporter Mark D. Miller at 523-2279 or at


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