Poet Laureate of Kansas to Visit Campus

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Huascar Medina, Poet Laureate of Kansas will visit campus and present a talk on Thursday, February 27 at 9:00 a.m.. in the Event Center. This presentation is free and open to the public

Huascar is a poet, writer, and performer who lives in Topeka. He currently works as a freelance copywriter and as the Literary Editor for seveneightfivemagazine publishing stories that spotlight literary and artistic events in Northeast Kansas. His poems can be found in his collection How to Hang theMoon published by Spartan Press. He is the winner of ARTSConnect’s 2018Arty Award for Literary Art. His forthcoming book Un Mango Grows in Kansas will be released in 2019.

Huascar will present “May Our Voices Ring True.” Through poetry, he will help audience share their experiences and discover what truly connects us. “I want to share what it means to me to be a Kansan. I hope, in return, Kansans do the same with me.” 

As Poet Laureate of Kansas, Huascar promotes the humanities as a public resource for all Kansans through public readings, presentations, and discussions about poetry in communities across the state.

The talk is presented by Donnelly College and Humanities Kansas.