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Marin’s poet laureate featured in online poetry reading

Gord Downie and Ontario's new poet laureate: @spaikin  and @jm_mcgrath  speak with NDP MPP @PercyHatfield  and Toronto's poet laureate @afmoritz  about the search for its first provincial poet laureate, on the #onpoli  podcast

Gord Downie and Ontario's new poet laureate: @steve  Paikin and John Michael McGrath speak with NDP MPP @PercyHatfieldWindsor  and Toronto's poet laureate @afmoritz  about the search for its first provincial poet laureate, on the #onpoli  podcast

Gord Downie and Ontario's new poet laureate: @spaikin  and @jm_mcgrath  speak with NDP MPP @PercyHatfield  and Toronto's poet laureate @afmoritz  about the search for its first provincial poet laureate, on the #onpoli  podcast

How do parents keep kids learning and playing with words, even as online classes end? The Young People’s Poet Laureate has some ideas.

The poet laureate on why your voice is the most powerful tool in the world.

Starting NOW: another installment of #GraduatedOnTheRadio  with commencement speech from Poet Laureate#TracyKSmith  Then, parents of graduates call in! What are conversations in your house like right now? with @CharlotteAlter  646 435 7280

Who should be the next San Franciscopoet laureate? The @SFPublicLibrary  is now accepting nominations:

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Last week on Four Graduations and a Wedding, @AndrewYangVFA  reminded those #GraduatedOnTheRadioho  that “we need you more than ever.” Listen and join us at 8 pm as former U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith jo @BrianLehrerns  to give tonight's address.

‘The sky has delivered its blank missive. The moor in coma. Snow, like water asleep, a coded muteness to baffle all noise, to stall movement, still time.’ Poet Laureate Simon Armitage reads Snow, in this week’s #MagneticFieldRecordings 

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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.

Joy Harjo has been appointed to a second term as the U.S. poet laureate. She is the first Native American to hold the position, and will be developing an interactive map of contemporary Native poets.

Victorian poet Michael Field was nominated as poet laureate: then it was discovered he was actually two lesbians writing under a pseudonym. Literature academic @DrSarahParker  explains.

‘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 

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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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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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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