Saskatchewan's New Poet Laureate - Leader-Post
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Sunday, December 15, 2013
Filed under: News
By: Emma Graney
Emma Graney has written a feature on new Saskatchewan Poet Laureate Judith Krause for the Regina Leader-Post. Here is some of what she had to say:
Born and raised in Regina, Krause is the first poet laureate from the Queen City since the position was created in 2000.
For her, poetry has been a "lifelong passion;" she cites her mother as a big influence who always encouraged her to push herself when it came to writing.
"I love language, I love the sound of language and the meaning of words," Krause says.
"It's a challenging art form. And, I mean, who else would spend hours debating where to put a comma?" Krause has four published poetry collections to her name, with a fifth being released next fall.