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Ted Kooser, U.S. Poet Laureate: A Resource Guide

External Websites

The following links to external websites provide more information about the life and works of Ted Kooser.

The best starting point for biographical information about Ted Kooser is his official website.

Biographical information about Ted Kooser also can be found on the following websites:

For the latest news and discussions related to Ted Kooser, see:

A selected list of news articles, interviews, and conversations, arranged in chronological order, follows below.

Selected Articles, News, and Interviews

A selection of radio programs featuring Ted Kooser or in which Kooser and his work are discussed.

Podcasts and other non-radio audio recordings featuring Ted Kooser are listed below.

Many videos of Ted Kooser reading and discussing his work can be found through the following sources:

Selected online reviews of Ted Kooser's poetry, prose, and children's books appear below.

Poetry Reviews

Kindest Regards (2018)

Splitting an Order (2007)

Valentines (2007)

Flying at Night (2005)

Delights and Shadows (2004)

Braided Creek (2003)

Children's Books

The Bell in the Bridge (2016)

House Held Up by Trees (2012)

Bag in the Wind (2010)


The Wheeling Year: A Poet's Field Book (2014)

Lights on a Ground of Darkness: An Evocation of a Place and Time (2009)

Writing Brave and Free: Encouraging Words for People Who Want to Start Writing (2006)

The Poetry Home Repair Manual (2005)

Local Wonders, Seasons in the Bohemian Alps (2002)