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Kentucky Kernel

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Kentucky Kernel

Ada Limon poses for a portrait on Monday, May 16, 2022, at Limons house in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo provided by Michael Clubb | Lexington Herald-Leader

We are humans: Ada Limón and the necessity of poetry

Karrington Garland, Opinions Editor December 5, 2022

Current U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón returned to her home of Lexington, Kentucky, Thursday, Nov. 10, to read from three books she wrote during her 12 year stay here. She read, “Bright Dead Things”...

Ada Limon poses for a portrait on Monday, May 16, 2022, at Limons house in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo provided by Michael Clubb | Lexington Herald-Leader

An appreciation for U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón ahead of her visit to Lexington

Karrington Garland, Reporter October 21, 2022

In preparation for the current U.S. Poet Laureate Ada Limón’s upcoming reading at Transylvania University on Thursday, Nov. 10, I bought three of her most recent poetry books, “The Carrying” (2018),...

Crystal Wilkinson sits in her office on UKs campus in Lexington, Kentucky, on Feb. 3, 2020.

UK professor inaugurated as Kentucky poet laureate

Hannah Stanley April 23, 2021

Crystal Wilkinson, an English professor in UK’s College of Arts and Sciences, was inducted as the state's poet laureate on April 24, 2021 as part of the Kentucky Writers Day celebration. The celebration...

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