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Thomas Cannon

In August 2021, Thomas Cannon was selected as the inaugural Poet Laureate of Oshkosh, WI. He is the author of the Chapbook Wisconsin Time as well as the novels The Tao of Apathy and Shattered. His poems and short stories have been published in various journals Tom and his wife Linda raised three children in Oshkosh and have two grandkids.

Poet Laureate

In 2021, Thomas Cannon was named the poet laureate of Oshkosh. This role is to highlight the importance of literacy, spark creativity and foster artistic expression. The city of Oshkosh hopes to weave old and new cultures together to form one resilient community tapestry. Tom Cannon has called…

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Call for Poems About Oshkosh

Each resident of Oshkosh has something they treasure about where they live. Perhaps it is a special person. Perhaps it is a special place or a memorable event. We all see the city in a different way and this should be celebrated. The Poet Laureate of Oshkosh, Tom Cannon would like everyone to create…

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