Deborah was featured on KUMD's Women's Words (103.3 FM) on December 23 and December 30, 2012. Women's Words airs Sundays at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m. Funding for the program is provided by The Minnesota Arts and Cultural Heritage Fund.
Ellie Schoenfeld read selections of her work from the new poetry anthology Bound Together: Like the Grasses on KUMD's Women's Words (103.3 FM), October 20, 2013.
Duluth Poet Laureate Events
Deborah Gordon Cooper has been named Duluth's 2012-2014 Poet Laureate, succeeding Sheila Packa for a two-year term. Her inaugural event was at 7 p.m. Saturday, November 17, 2012, at Somers Lounge, College of St. Scholastica, Duluth.
She has hosted several "Poetry in Sacred Places" readings. In 2013-2014, her second year as Duluth Poet Laureate, Deborah has several interesting collaborative projects planned.
"Noteworthy." The Duluth Poet Laureate Committee is seeking submissions of poetry for a collaborative project. Twelve area composers/songwriters will each select a poem to serve as the inspiration for an original piece of music. A performance of the music and the poetry will be presented on Saturday, May 24, 2014, in Weber Music Hall, University of Minnesota Duluth. The deadline for submissions is November 30, 2013. Call 218-525-4552 for more information.
Bound Together: Like the Grasses
Photo from the Release Event: October 17, 2013
Pictured are poets Anne Simpson, Candace Ginsberg, Ann Niedringhaus, and Ellie Schoenfeld (left to right, back row); Duluth Poet Laureate Deborah Cooper and Publisher Charlene Brown (left to right, front row).