“Catbird” Exclusive Video With the New Poet Laureate

The last couple of days have been a whirlwind in the office with the announcement of our 24th Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry, Ada Limón. We’ll follow up with more on Ada, including press of the big news. First, though, we want to offer you an exclusive video of our new laureate up in the Poetry Room (otherwise known as the laureate’s office), answering questions from Chief Communications Officer Roswell Encina–and reading “The End of Poetry.”



Ada Limón, the Nation’s New Poet Laureate

The following is a post by Neely Tucker, a writer-editor in the Library’s Office of Communication. It originally appeared on the Library of Congress Blog.   Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden today announced the appointment of Ada Limón as the nation’s 24th Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry for 2022-2023. Limón will take up her duties in […]