New Poet Laureate Always Encouraging Others to Write

Nations and states often bestow the title of poet laureate onto venerated writers and Kentucky is no different. The commonwealth created the position in 1926 and those named to the post are expected to promote the literary arts and lead the state in literary activities. While Gurney Norman was just appointed to the position in… Continue reading New Poet Laureate Always Encouraging Others to Write

Poet Laureate Sought For Kentucky

Kentucky is looking for a new poet laureate. The Kentucky Arts Council is accepting nominations for the post through September 30. The council’s Ed Lawrence says the job was created by the General Assembly for two primary reasons. “One is to recognize and honor our outstanding literary artists, and the other is to put them… Continue reading Poet Laureate Sought For Kentucky