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Tod Marshall, Part Four of Four

The Bookshelf

In part four of four Chris Maccini shares reflections from Tod Marshall and those who have been impacted by his service as Poet Laureate. Marshall reflects in written form, in his article in The Inlander . This program first aired in February, 2018.

26mins

26 Apr 2021

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Tod Marshall, Part Three of Four

The Bookshelf

In part three of four Chris Maccini shares reflections from Tod Marshall and those who have been impacted by his service as Poet Laureate. Marshall reflects in written form, in his article in The Inlander . This program first aired in February, 2018.

27mins

22 Apr 2021

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Tod Marshall, Part Two of Four

The Bookshelf

In part two of four Chris Maccini shares reflections from Tod Marshall and those who have been impacted by his service as Poet Laureate. Tod Marshall reflects in written form, in his article in The Inlander . This program first aired in February, 2018

24mins

21 Apr 2021

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Tod Marshall, Part One of Four

The Bookshelf

In the first of a four-part series, Chris Maccini shares reflections from Tod Marshall and those who have been impacted by his service as Poet Laureate. Tod Marshall reflects, in written form, in a piece in The Inlander . This program first aired in February, 2018

25mins

20 Apr 2021

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Tod Marshall Reads "In November" by Lisel Muller

Poetry Moment

Tod Marshall was born in Buffalo, New York, and he grew up in Wichita, Kansas. He studied English and philosophy at Siena Heights University, earned an MFA from Eastern Washington University, and graduated with his PhD from The University of Kansas. He directs the writing concentration and coordinates the visiting writers series at Gonzaga University. He enjoys backpacking and fishing and spends about a month of every year in a tent. From 2016-2018, he served as the Washington State Poet Laureate.

1min

27 Nov 2020

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Tod Marshall Reads "Thanksgiving Magic" Rowena Bastin Bennett

Poetry Moment

Tod Marshall was born in Buffalo, New York, and he grew up in Wichita, Kansas. He studied English and philosophy at Siena Heights University, earned an MFA from Eastern Washington University, and graduated with his PhD from The University of Kansas. He directs the writing concentration and coordinates the visiting writers series at Gonzaga University. He enjoys backpacking and fishing and spends about a month of every year in a tent. From 2016-2018, he served as the Washington State Poet Laureate.

26 Nov 2020

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Tod Marshall Reads "Bless Their Hearts" by Richard Newman

Poetry Moment

Tod Marshall was born in Buffalo, New York, and he grew up in Wichita, Kansas. He studied English and philosophy at Siena Heights University, earned an MFA from Eastern Washington University, and graduated with his PhD from The University of Kansas. He directs the writing concentration and coordinates the visiting writers series at Gonzaga University. He enjoys backpacking and fishing and spends about a month of every year in a tent. From 2016-2018, he served as the Washington State Poet Laureate.

1min

25 Nov 2020

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Tod Marshall Reads "Thanks" by W.S. Merwin

Poetry Moment

Tod Marshall was born in Buffalo, New York, and he grew up in Wichita, Kansas. He studied English and philosophy at Siena Heights University, earned an MFA from Eastern Washington University, and graduated with his PhD from The University of Kansas. He directs the writing concentration and coordinates the visiting writers series at Gonzaga University. He enjoys backpacking and fishing and spends about a month of every year in a tent. From 2016-2018, he served as the Washington State Poet Laureate.

1min

24 Nov 2020

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Tod Marshall Reads Two Poems by Samuel Green

Poetry Moment

Tod Marshall was born in Buffalo, New York, and he grew up in Wichita, Kansas. He studied English and philosophy at Siena Heights University, earned an MFA from Eastern Washington University, and graduated with his PhD from The University of Kansas. He directs the writing concentration and coordinates the visiting writers series at Gonzaga University. He enjoys backpacking and fishing and spends about a month of every year in a tent. From 2016-2018, he served as the Washington State Poet Laureate.

1min

23 Nov 2020

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WA129 Reading featuring Tod Marshall and Claudia Castro Luna

The Seattle Public Library - Author Readings and Library Events

This celebration of poetry will include readings from anthology contributors Anastacia Renee, Duane Niatum, Georgia McDade, Phillip Red Eagle, Quenton Baker, Rachel Kessler, Dawn Pichon Barron, Bill Carty, and Shankar Narayan. We’ll also celebrate the incoming State Poet Laureate, Claudia Castro Luna.WA129 is an anthology of poems gathered from the people of Washington State, collected and curated by State Poet Laureate Tod Marshall. The anthology includes work from experienced poets and newcomers to the art, young students and lifetime learners. There are 129 poems in the published book--one for every year of statehood up to 2018, the end of Marshall's term as State Poet Laureate. Over 2,000 poems were submitted. Many that were not included in the book will be published in online anthology in an e-book format.WA129 is a project of the Washington State Poet Laureate Program, funded by Humanities Washington and the Washington State Arts Commission. The anthology is designed and published by Sage Hill Press, Spokane. A copy of the anthology will be given to libraries across Washington State. It is available for purchase online at Amazon. Proceeds from the sale of the book will help fund the State Poet Laureate program.View the complete list of contributors.Tod Marshall was appointed Washington State Poet Laureate in February 2016 by Governor Jay Inslee, succeeding Elizabeth Austen, State Poet Laureate from 2014–2016. Other past Poets Laureate include Kathleen Flenniken (2012–2014) and Sam Green (2007–2009). Marshall is the author of three poetry collections: Dare Say (2002), The Tangled Line (2009), and Bugle (2014), the latter of which won the Washington State Book Award in 2015. He lives in Spokane, Washington, and teaches at Gonzaga University where he is the Robert K. and Ann J. Powers Professor Chair of the Humanities.Claudia Castro Luna is the incoming Washington State Poet Laureate. Castro Luna fled war-torn El Salvador for the United States at the age of 14 with her family. She went on to earn an MFA in poetry and an MA in urban planning. After working as a K-12 teacher, she became Seattle’s first Civic Poet, a position appointed by the mayor. In that position, Castro Luna won acclaim for her Seattle Poetic Grid, an online interactive map of showcasing poems about different locations around the city. The grid even landed her an interview on PBS NewsHour. She is also the author of the poetry chapbook This City and the collection Killing Marías.

1hr 7mins

3 Jan 2019