Literary Arts

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Cowboy Poetry was born in this country.  After a long day in the saddle, cowboys sang and told stories to pass the time.  This traditional form of poetry is a favorite in Wyoming and many up-and-coming poets performed in the early years of the Festival of the Arts.  Some notable performers include: 

Cowboy Poet Chuck Larsen

Cowboy Poet Chuck Larsen

Western literature and historical fiction are also favored amongst arts patrons in the region.  Notable  authors  have recited selections from their works at the Festival or for special events:

Author Lori Van Pelt

Author Lori Van Pelt

 

Other unique forms of the literary arts were explored when the PVAC hosted “Word Band”, a choral poetry group.  Dedicated to education, the PVAC is a sponsor of the Young Authors award presentation for Carbon County School District #2 students.  Recently, poet Matt Daly was guest speaker.

 

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Poet Matt Daly in the classroom

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