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Welcome to our New Poet Laureate!

Posted by: Robert Casper

Today the Library of Congress announced the appointment of the 22nd Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry, Tracy K. Smith. Following is an interview that Poetry and Literature Center Digital Content Manager Anne Holmes conducted with Smith via e-mail. What was it like to get the call from the Librarian, asking you to be the next …

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Celebrating “The Life of a Poet” Online

Posted by: Robert Casper

National Poetry Month is a big deal here at the Poetry and Literature Center. While we always feature poetry programs in April (including our Bobbitt Prize reading and Poet Laureate Final Event, this week and next respectively), this year I’m happy to report we also have new online content. We’ve added to our wonderful “Poetry …