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Plymouth officials looking for poet laureate ahead of Mayflower 400th anniversary events

Next on the @PBSAmerMasters  Podcast, Joy Harjo — the first Poet Laureate'>Native American Poet Laureate of the U.S. — talks about the transcendent nature of language and our human origins as storytellers. Listen: #AmericanMastersPBS 

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Through her work, renowned performer and writer @JoyHarjo  has opened people’s eyes to Native life, becoming the first Native American to be named the Poet Laureate. Her masterful work has inspired other Indigenous artists to thrive. #NativeAmericanHeritageMonth 

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“I need the enchantment of creative work to help me forget life’s mean pettinesses.” Remembering Kierkegaard, that poet laureate of gloom and glory, who died on this day in 1855

“We are fighting for a new freedom. Not just economic. What I’m purchasing also has a meaning. This is a choice that is being demanded and advocated. We all have accountability as individuals.” - Poet Laureate@AmandaSCGorman  #ShapingASustainableSociety  #PradaGroup 

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“I love when history interrupts our fantasies of being something or somewhere else.”—Robin Coste Lewis, poet laureate of Los Angeles, at the opening of “Beside the Edge of the World” @TheHuntington 

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New Missouri poet laureate is also a newspaper editor

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NEWS: @LibnOfCongress  Carla Hayden today appointed Joy Harjo as the 23rd U.S. Poet Laureate, the first Native American to serve in the position. "Words are powerful & can make change when understanding appears impossible."

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I will probably regret wading further into this, but: one of the reasons I've always admired David Simon despite his personality, which I think he would admit is unpleasant, is that I consider him (as I told someone today) something of a poet laureate of diseased systems. 1/

Poet Joy Harjo — a member of the Muskogee Creek Nation — has become the first Native American U.S. Poet Laureate. "You hit words together with rhythm and sound quality and fierce playfulness," she says, calling her poetry a kind of music.

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‘There is power in our footsteps. And the streets will ring with it long after we are gone.’ — NYC Poet Laureate William'>Youth Poet Laureate William Lohier’s poem on gun violence is a must-see #NoRA 

Joy Harjo, a member of the Muscogee Creek Nation who has written 8 books of poetry, a memoir and 2 books for young audiences, has been named U.S. poet laureate, the first Native person to be selected for the role

Congratulations to Joy Harjo, the first Native American to serve as U.S. Poet Laureate. We are humbled by her artistry & talent. We look forward to seeing all she will achieve during her tenure in this position.

Pulitzer Prize–winningpoet laureate of hip-hop” has made history with his music. Lisa Robinson takes an intimate look at what drives Compton’s favorite son in V.F.’s August cover story:

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She was a young teacher when she sent a sample of her writing to England’s poet laureate. His response? "Literature cannot be the business of a woman’s life, and it ought not to be." At the age of 31, she published "Jane Eyre."

BREAKING: Our new US Poet Laureate, Tracy K. Smith, signs in for duty at the Library of Congress. #poetry 

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