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American’s New Poet Laureate

Pulitzer Prize winning author, Natasha Trethewey has been named America's newest Poet Laureate by the Library of Congress. A native of Gulfport, Mississippi, she is the first African-American to hold the post...

Poet Laureate Announced

L. McMaken 8-19-11 Cincinnati, OH He is know as the "urban poet" for his gritty, working man poetry. The Library of Congress has just name Philip Levine as the 18th American Poet Laureate. Mr. Levine...

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