Campus News 2008

For Immediate Release
October 27, 2008

Texas Poet Laureate to visit Dr. Hudson’s classes

Larry D. ThomasLarry D. Thomas, 2008 Texas Poet Laureate, will talk to Dr. Kathleen Hudson’s freshman writing classes 2-3:10 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 6.

Thomas is a two-time Pushcart Prize nominee, and received the 2004 Violet Crown Award (Writers’ League of Texas), 2003 Western Heritage Award (National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum), two Texas Review Poetry Prizes (2001 and 2004) and a grant from The Ron Stone Foundation for the Study and Advancement of Texas History. His poetry also received a Poet’s Prize nomination (Nicholas Roerich Museum) and three Spur Award Finalist citations (Western Writers of America). His Web site is

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