Deborah was featured on KUMD's Women's Words (103.3 FM) on December 23 and December 30. 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.
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.
Deborah introduced a Day of Empathy conference on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, at the University of Minnesota Duluth.
She was a reader at the Writers Read anthology release event on January 4 at StageNorth in Washburn, Wisconsin. She is invited back for a solo reading on Sunday, April 21, 2013.
Deborah will read an invocational poem for the 25th annual Northeastern Minnesota Book Awards the evening of Thursday, May 23, 2013, at the University of Minnesota Duluth Kirby Ballroom.
Women's History Month Event
March 21, 2013, 7-9 p.m. Celebrate Women's History Month with an evening of film and poetry at Playground Theatre, 11 E. Superior St., Duluth: screening of "Wonder Women! The Untold Story of American Superheroines" plus Ellie Schoenfeld reading her Barbie poems. Co-sponsored by the Duluth YWCA and UMD's Women's Resource Action Center.