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Poet Laureate Nominations Are Open

Back in July, I blogged about the NC Poet Laureate Debate. The debate became very ugly (not necessarily here, but in other places) at times, and I didn’t think we’d hear more about it under our current governor. 153 more words

"The Names" Poem by Billy Collins

This is one of my favorite poems written about the attacks on the World Trade Center 13 years ago. It was written by Poet Laureate Billy Collins one year after for the first year anniversary. 426 more words

Sterling North press release

One of the press releases about to go out to media types regarding my presentation at the 9th Annual Edgerton Sterling North Book and Film Festival later this month (Festival organizers are taking care of most of the Wisconsin media; it’s up to us presenters to get info to our hometown media outlets): 411 more words

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Hickenlooper Selects New Colorado Poet Laureate

DENVER (AP) – Denver native Joseph Hutchison will be Colorado’s eighth poet laureate.

Gov. John Hickenlooper made the announcement Tuesday outside the state Capitol.

The state’s poet laureate advocates for poetry, literacy, and literature across the state at schools, libraries, and festivals. 90 more words


Hickenlooper To Name New Colorado Poet Laureate

DENVER (AP) — Gov. John Hickenlooper is naming a new poet laureate for Colorado.

The governor is expected to announce his appointment for the position Tuesday morning outside the state Capitol. 59 more words


The Meaning Has Always Stayed The Same

New Poet Laureate: ‘The Meaning Has Always Stayed The Same’
June 12, 2014

The Library of Congress announced Thursday that the nation’s next poet laureate will be… 244 more words