Alaskan Fiddling Poet to be Featured at Wordsfair

Photo of Ken Waldman

Ken Waldman, “Alaska’s Fiddling Poet,” is an author, musician and songwriter.

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo., March 28, 2007 — Ken Waldman, “Alaska’s Fiddling Poet,” author, musician and songwriter will be this year’s special guest at Southeast Missouri State University’s annual Wordsfair April 14.

The event is scheduled for noon to 5 p.m. April 14 on the Kent Library portico. Waldman will perform at 1 p.m.

Waldman has performed at hundreds of universities, public schools and festivals. A former college professor, Waldman also has published two books of poetry, five CDs and more than 400 poems and stories in national magazines. His performances have been touted by diverse forums such as The Boston Herald and The Austin Chronicle.