Interview: Former U.S. poet laureate Ted Kooser

03/26/08 4:50PM By Neal Charnoff
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(Host) A former U.S. poet laureate will be in Vermont tomorrow for a day-long series of poetry readings and workshops at Lyndon State College.

He will also be presenting a poetry reading which is open to the public tomorrow evening at 7.

Ted Kooser was the U.S. Poet Laureate from 2004 to 2006, and has been awarded a Pulitzer Prize, among other literary honors.

He is currently a professor of English at the University of Nebraska, and continues to promote poetry through a weekly column provided to newspapers and online publications.

Ted Kooser lives in Lincoln, Nebraska, and joins us from the studios of Nebraska Public Radio.

Photo courtesy of University of Nebraska-Lincoln

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