Jonathan Holden, Kansas' 1st Poet Laureate and Kansas State University
Distinguished Professor & Poet-in-Residence, on the
announcement of his retirement, forthcoming this summer, after 35 years of service to KSU!
Jonathan's contribution to the University, his students and
poets across Kansas and the nation was highlighted in a special
event held at KSU on April 6, 2013. Learn More about the
event, Jonathan and his work
"Jonathan Holden is one of our most intelligent poets... It is not always
easy to be both brilliant and generous of spirit. It is our good
fortune that Holden wears his learning lightly and with such unaffected
grace and charm."
former Poet Laureate
United States of America