The Friends of Augusta Public Library will host the 18th Annual Author’s Brunch at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13, in the Community Room at the Augusta Public Library, 1609 State.
The featured author will be Steven Hind, Cowboy Poet. Steven Hind is a native Kansan who grew up at the headwaters of the Verdigris River near Madison. He was educated at Emporia State University and the University of Kansas. He taught English in Kansas for 36 years. Three collections of his poetry have been published: Familiar Ground (1980), That Trick of Silence (1990), and In a Place With No Map (1997). A forthcoming collection to be published in spring, 2006, is titled The Loose Change of Wonder.
Hind’s poetry has been published in periodicals, including Cottonwood, Farmer’s Market, Midwest Quarterly, Inscape, Ellipsis, Kansas Quarterly, American Land Forum, and Kansas English. His poems have been printed in various anthologies, including 30 Kansas Poets, Kansas Voices, The Book of Contemporary Myth, and As Far As I Can See. He served as editor of Young Kansas Writers for five years and has been a book talk presenter for the Kansas Humanities Council since 1986.
A delicious brunch will be served by the Cinnamon Bakery and Caffe followed by the author’s remarks and a reading from his work.
Tickets are only $10 and are available at the library.
Hind’s books will be available for purchase after the event.