State Poets Update: New Louisiana Poet Laureate, Plus Vermont and Rhode Island News

Since my last state poets update in July, one new state poet laureate was appointed and has begun his term, a second was appointed and will assume his role in the fall, and a third announced he is resigning from his position due to an impending move to a new state. Here are the facts:

To find a complete list of U.S. state poets, and to learn more about each state’s laureateship, you can explore our state poets map. Click on the image of the map to be brought to an interactive version; you can use its drop-down menu to browse the list of current laureates.

Map of State Poets Laureate. Click to open interactive map and locate your state's current poet laureate.

Map of State Poets Laureate. Click to open interactive map and locate your state’s current poet laureate.

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