Illinois Governor Names John Prine Honorary Poet Laureate

John PrineUpon his death from COVID-19 in April, legendary singer-songwriter John Prine was widely remembered as a masterful lyricist. In a remembrance at this site, Stephen Deusner wrote that Prine "seemed to emerge as a fully formed songwriter, one whose gift for wordplay and character were already intact by the time he … More »

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