On Tuesday, February 20th at 6:30p.m. The Writers Place and the Johnson County Library will present Poetry and Prose, a poetry reading by inmates and former inmates incarcerated at Lansing Prison. Arlin Buyert has facilitated the poetry program at Lansing Prison for the past four years. It is sponsored by Arts in Prison, Inc . which also features The East Hill Singers, theatre and yoga programs for inmates.
Arlin Buyert was born and raised on an Iowa farm and was formally educated at Macalester College and The University of Minnesota. Arlin has one chapbook entitled Where Shadows Take Their Places and his poems have been published by the Rockhurst Review, The Rusty Truck Press, The Presbyterian Survey and The Sioux Center News.