Over the past few months, the search was on to locate the inaugural Lansing Poet Laureate. Today, Weds. April 19th, that individual was announced. Hear the Lansing Poet Laureate describe their craft and read a new poem.
An interview and reading by the inaugural Lansing Poet Laureate, Dennis Hinrichsen.
Only 6 states in the U.S. do not have a Poet Laureate, and Michigan is one of them. After attempting to make that happen a few years ago, a group of mid-Michigan organizations have shifted to a smaller scale.
Members of the Lansing Poetry Club, Lansing Economic Area Partnership, & RCAH Center for Poetry at Michigan State University on why the Capital Region needs a Poet Laureate.