Louisiana Poet Laureate Julie Kane, special guest
RRPQ November 29 meeting
Recently, Natchitoches poet and English professor Julie Kane, was selected as the 2011-2013 Louisiana Poet Laureate. She is the author of Jazz Funeral; Rhythm & Booze; and Body and Soul, collections of poetry that celebrates all that is New Orleans. She also contributed to the extraordinary new book New Orleans: What Can't Be Lost, where she joins other notable Louisiana authors in remembering the things, good and bad, about the Crescent City. One of her poems from her book Jazz Funeral is currently featured on the Louisiana Poetry Project online.