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Colorado poets share insights into evolving poetry field at SoCo Reading Series

From left to right: Kyle Laws, Joseph Hutchinson and Jared Smith stand in front of a piece of art at the Kadoya Gallery. | Photo courtesy of Jonothan Stephenson Three Colorado poets provided a reading of their published works and gave insight into the evolving field of poetry March 3. The event was part of the Southern Colorado Reading Series and the Pueblo Progressive Poetry Project. The reading took place in the posh, intimate setting of the downtown Kadoya Gallery, and featured Joseph Hutchinson, Colorado Poet Laureate for 2014-2018, as...

SoCo Reading Series wraps up with visit from Robert King

Robert King | Photo courtesy of Robert King’s poetry performance on April 6 marked the end of the CSU-Pueblo’s Southern Colorado Reading Series events for the spring semester. King is a native of Colorado. Born in Denver in 1937, he graduated from Fort Collins High School in 1955. He went on to receive his bachelor’s in English from Iowa State University, master's in American Literature from Colorado State University and a doctorate in English from Iowa State University. King started teaching at the University Of North Dakota in 1968....

English department welcomes authors and poets to campus for SoCo Reading Series

Idris Goodwin talks to audience members of this year's first installment of the SoCo Reading Series. Photo courtesy of SoCo Reading Series. The first installment of this year’s Southern Colorado Reading Series began Feb. 11 in the LARC’s auditorium. The series, which showcases authors and poets from across the country, mixes the written word with performing arts. Free to both students and the community, the series has been hosted at CSU-Pueblo for more than 10 years. More events in the series are scheduled throughout the rest of the semester. The...