[New-Poetry] Kelly Cherry as Virginia's 11th Poet Laureate.
tad at opus40.org
Fri Jan 14 22:37:27 EST 2011
Yay for Kelly.
On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 7:30 PM, <jforjames at aol.com> wrote:
> Legislators looking for advice on governing in poetry have a new source of
> possible guidance.
> Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) announced Friday that he has appointed author Kelly
> Cherry as Virginia's 11th Poet Laureate. She takes the post from Claudia
> Emerson, who held it since 2008. Virginia has named a poet laureate since
> 1936. Since 1998, the position has been described in law, which instructs
> the governor to appoint a poet from among a list forwarded by Poetry Society
> of Virginia.
> Cherry, the author of 19 books,
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