Norbert Krapf to Read Excerpts from His Latest Book
The Dubois County Museum welcomes the former Indiana Poet Laureate Norbert Krapf to the museum on Saturday, November 10.
The event begins at 2:00pm, at the museum. For a first reading of his latest collection of poems called, The Return of Sunshine: Poems by a Laureate for Ecstatic Grandparents, released by ACTA Publications of Chicago. This book, the twelfth poetry collection by the former resident of Jasper, is, as his website states “about his Colombian-German-American grandson, Peyton. The volume of 67 poems deals with Peyton’s multicultural heritage, his evolving skills in speaking English and German, visiting with his American grandparents in both Indianapolis and Regensburg, and his adventures in Germany and Europe with his Colombian-American mother and Franconian (northern Bavaria) father.
The third and last section describes Norbert’s visit for a day with Peyton in his outdoor WaldKiga, a kindergarten deep in the woods near Regensburg, Germany.” This book reading will be held in the Conference Room at the museum and will be free of charge.
This book, as well as other books by Krapf, will be for sale. Additional information on Krapf from his website states, “Krapf is the author, editor, or translator of 27 books. His recent Catholic Boy Blues: A Poets Journal of Healing (2014) received an Alpha & Omega Religious Risk Award, and his prose memoir Shrinking the Monster: Healing the Wounds of Our Abuse (2016) won an Illumination Book Award and is a finalist for an INDIES Book Award. His eleven poetry collections include Bloodroot: Indiana Poems, a selection from five previous collections plus 175 new poems, with photos. For a more detailed bio, click here. http://krapfpoetry.com/author.htm