KY Poet Laureate Giving Workshop in Bowling Green

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BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) -- Budding poets will have a chance to work with Kentucky poet laureate Frank X Walker at a workshop in Bowling Green this weekend.

The Warren County Public Library is hosting the event from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. CST at the library's main branch.

Assistant library director Ashley Fowlkes says Walker has been popular during previous events at the library. Fowlkes says that Walker is "very talented" and "a great teacher."

Walker is a founding member of the Affrilachian Poets and writer in residence and lecturer of English at Northern Kentucky University. He has lectured, conducted workshops and read poetry at more than 300 national conferences and universities.

Admission to the workshop is free, but space is limited. To register, call (270) 781-4882 or email Jesse Knifley at

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