U.S. Poet Laureate


Joy Harjo, the 23rd Poet Laureate of the United States, is coming to Brookings on December 4th for a Book Discussion and Poetry Reading at the Oscar Larson Performing Arts Center on the campus of South Dakota State University.

In the Moment Arts & Entertainment: June 15-21

Jun 21, 2019

We hear from SD Poet Laureate Lee Ann Roripaugh and her successor, Christine Stewart. Laura Zabel discusses "Creative People Power." Ruthie Foster plays us a moving tune. Randy Berger reminds us of our relationship with art. Kent Nerburn talks about the creative process.

Chynna Lockett

In The Moment ... October 5. 2018 Show 437 Hour 1

U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith loves poetry because it invites her to listen to another voice speaking about what it means to be alive.

She's in South Dakota tonight (Friday, October 5) at the Matthews Opera House at 5 p.m. and Saturday, October 6 at the Sturgis Public Library at 9 a.m.

She brings copies of the new anthology "American Journal: Fifty Poems For Our Time" for those who attend her events.