Former Louisiana Poet Laureate Dr. Julie Kane Holds Poetry Reading

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Dr. Julie Kane, Louisiana’s Poet Laureate from 2011 to 2013 and 2002 Fullbright winner, spoke at the main branch of the Natchitoches Public Library April 9. Dr. Kane retired from Northwestern State University’s English Department in 2016 and has continued her love of poetry and language. She spoke to the audience about her artistic vision and read poems from several of her published works. In addition to her own poetry, she read selections from a book she edited, “Nasty Women Poets.”