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Northfield Poet Laureate: Collaborative Projects

The Northfield Poet Laureate is sponsored by the City of Northfield and funded by the Northfield Public Library and the Southeastern Minnesota Arts Council (SEMAC), in partnership with the Northfield Arts and Culture Commission.

Current Projects

Monthly poetry workshop at Laura Baker Services Association (LBSA). In collaboration with Bridget Novak, LBSA art specialist. 

Read about the collaboration in the Laura Baker Services Association 2018 Annual Report (pages 12-13). The collaboration was also the subject of a short documentary video shown at the annual LBSA Gala on December 7, 2019.

May 1, 2020. "Why Community Matters: Share Your Talents." Teri Knight (KYMN) talking to Angie Ekern, Rob Hardy, and Mike and Kenna Schulz about volunteering time and talents at LBSA. 

Past Projects

Steps of the Sun. In collaboration with Chris Martin, Carleton College students, and Northfield residents (2019).

Legacies: Poetic Living Wills. In collaboration with the End in Mind Project (2018).

Prairie Creek School Poem. In collaboration with students at Prairie Creek Community School (2018). 

Future Projects

Greenvale Park Elementary School Sidewalk Poem. In collaboration with teacher Mary Beth Youngblut and her students (February 2020).