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March Happenings

  March is here, and that means spring is just around the corner. Let the lengthening days and fresh outside air reinvigorate your senses and creativity. And get out there and explore these events of interest to poets, readers and writers coming up in the next month or two: February 27 A Reader Writes What: Pen

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An Interview with South Dakota Poet Laureate Lee Ann Roripaugh

Conducted by Linda Russo: In April of last year, I had the pleasure of being introduced to the work and person of Lee Ann Roripaugh. We were reading our poetry as participants in “Poetry of the Plains, High Desert, and Prairie,” a panel at the AWP conference in Minneapolis. Lee was seated to my right,

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Poetry and Medicine

People live their lives (doctors being no exception) as if death does not perhaps wait just around the next corner, like a dread murderer lurking behind a tree on a mountain trail. It seems fictive even to describe it — though I have had very real conversations with such murderers (usually in jail cells). People do

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February Happenings

Enjoy the February thaw by taking part in poetry, art and literary happenings around the state. Here are a few things coming up this month that we know about: January 28 Long Live the Ladies’ Man What: An evening celebrating the music and poetry of Leonard Cohen (Famous for “Hallelujah,” “Death of a Ladies’ Man,”

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