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.
A new recording project features Lansing artists working in the realm of spoken word music. Scott Pohl talks with Tyler Jenson, the musician responsible for “Speak Life: The Spoken Word Collection Vol. 1,” and one of the artists, Twyla Birdsong.