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Ted Kooser

Ted KooserBorn: 25-Apr-1939
Birthplace: Ames, IA

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Poet

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Poet Laureate of the United States

Wife: Kathleen Rutledge (The Lincoln Journal Star editor, one son)
Son: Jeff

    University: BS, Iowa State University (1962)
    University: MA, University of Nebraska (1968)
    Professor: Visiting Professor, University of Nebraska at Lincoln

    US Poet Laureate 12-Aug-2004 to present
    Pulitzer Prize for Poetry 2005 for Delights & Shadows

Author of books:
Official Entry Blank (1969, poetry)
Grass County (1971, poetry)
Twenty Poems (1973, poetry)
A Local Habitation and a Name (1974, poetry)
Not Coming to Be Barked At (1976, poetry)
Sure Signs: New and Selected Poems (1980, poetry)
One World at a Time (1985, poetry)
The Blizzard Voices (1986, poetry)
Weather Central (1994, poetry)
A Book of Things (1995, poetry)
Riding with Colonel Carter (1999, poetry)
Winter Morning Walks: One Hundred Postcards to Jim Harrison (2001, poetry)
Local Wonders: Seasons in the Bohemian Alps (2002)
Braided Creek: A Conversation in Poetry (2003, with Jim Harrison)
Delights & Shadows (2004, poetry)

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