Ken Waldman - Blanding


Ken Waldman

Sep 24, 2018, 7:00 pm

Author

Ken Waldman

Book Title

Various

City

Blanding

Southeast Region

Venue

San Juan High School
200 N Main St
Blanding , UT 84511-3600
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Description

Kigalia Fine Arts in Blanding presents Alaska's fiddling poet, Ken Waldman, on Tuesday, September 24th (Location TBA).

Waldman's nine albums of old-time Appalachian-style string-band music include two for children. His ten books consist of eight full-length poetry collections, a memoir about his life as a touring artist, and a volume of acrostic poems for kids.

A former college professor with an MFA in Creative Writing, he's been a visiting writer at nearly 100 colleges and universities, a visiting artist at over 230 schools in 33 states, and has led workshops from Alaska to Maine.

As a performer, he's played from the Kennedy Center Millennium Stage to Berkeley's Freight and Salvage, occasionally as a soloist, more often as leader of one of his ever-changing troupes of nationally recognized musicians.

Genre

Poetry

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