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Author: Ken Waldman

Ken Waldman has drawn on his 30 years in Alaska to produce poems, stories, and fiddle tunes that combine into a performance uniquely his. A former college professor, Waldman has had published six full-length poetry collections, a memoir, a children's book, and has released nine CDs that mix old-time Appalachian-style string-band music with original poetry. Since 1995 he's toured full-time, performing at some of the nation's leading universities, festivals, arts centers, and clubs.

Now Entering Alaska Time

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Now Entering Alaska Time

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Nationally known Alaskan poet Ken Waldman's debut novel NOW ENTERING ALASKA TIME offers a glimpse of an Alaska you won't find anywhere else. Ken Waldman's NOW ENTERING ALASKA TIME offers a glimpse of an Alaska you won't find anywhere else. Those wh...

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Trump Sonnets, Volume 4 (The Shrunken Soul Edition)
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Trump Sonnets, Volume 4 (The Shrunken Soul Edition)

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Poetry. Late 2016, immediately after the U.S. Presidential election, Ken Waldman wrote TRUMP SONNETS, VOLUME 1, subtitled THE FIRST 50 DAYS. Veteran poet and critic Grace Cavalieri, wrote: "Good thing we have the First Amendment or this Dude would b...

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Trump Sonnets: Volume 1 (The First 50 Days)
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Trump Sonnets: Volume 1 (The First 50 Days)

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Poetry. A few days after the November 8, 2016 United States presidential election, Ken Waldman considered Donald Trump's surprise victory, and wrote the sentence: "You make George W. seem a statesman—this your opening trick," and made it the first l...

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Trump Sonnets: Volume 2
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Trump Sonnets: Volume 2

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Poetry. Like the first collection, Waldman opens with a preview poem, and then he starts in with a list, one titled "Trump, By the Book" with the opening lines: "Challenges what a common thesaurus can do: lamebrained, schizo, preposterous,bugged out...

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Trump Sonnets: Volume 3 (The International Edition)
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Trump Sonnets: Volume 3 (The International Edition)

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Poetry. Late 2016, immediately after the U.S. Presidential election, Ken Waldman wrote TRUMP SONNETS: VOLUME 1, subtitled THE FIRST 50 DAYS. Veteran poet and critic, Grace Cavalieri, wrote: "Good thing we have the First Amendment or this Dude would ...

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Trump Sonnets: Volume 5 (His Early Virus Monologues)
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Trump Sonnets: Volume 5 (His Early Virus Monologues)

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Poetry. Wednesday morning, November 9, 2016, sitting in his car, listening to the news, Ken Waldman took out a notebook and wrote that this guy is going to make George W. look like a statesman. A few days later he turned that line into a sonnet, and...

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Trump Sonnets: Volume 6 (His Middle Virus Soliloquy)
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Trump Sonnets: Volume 6 (His Middle Virus Soliloquy)

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Poetry. Wednesday morning, November 9, 2016, sitting in his car, listening to the news, Ken Waldman took out a notebook and wrote that this guy is going to make George W. look like a statesman. A few days later he turned that line into a sonnet, and...

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Trump Sonnets: Volume 7 (His Further Virus Monologues)
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Trump Sonnets: Volume 7 (His Further Virus Monologues)

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Poetry. Wednesday morning, November 9, 2016, sitting in his car, listening to the news, Ken Waldman took out a notebook and wrote that this guy is going to make George W. look like a statesman. A few days later he turned that line into a sonnet, and...

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Trump Sonnets: Volume 8 (The Final Four Months)
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Trump Sonnets: Volume 8 (The Final Four Months)

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Wednesday, November 9, 2016, the day after the 2016 U.S. presidential election, Ken Waldman jotted in a notebook, "This guy's going to make George W. look like a statesman" which he soon turned into a sonnet. That led to a flurry of dozens more, eno...

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