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Mattawa, Ríos Named Chancellors of the Academy of American Poets January 16, 2014: Some fabtabulous news coming from our favorite Academy: Khaled Mattawa and Alberto Ríos have been named Chancellors of the Academy of American Poets. From Poets.org: The Academy of American Poets announced today that noted translator Khaled Mattawa and Arizona poet laureate Alberto Ríos have been elected Chancellors of the Academy of [...] by

Alberto Ríos Talks to NBC Latino About Life on the U.S./Mexico Border August 28, 2013: NBC Latino spoke to new Arizona Poet Laureate, Alberto Ríos, about his multicultural identity and growing up on the U.S./Mexico border. “It’s been a wild ride so far,” says Rios about his life, ever since he got a call from the Governor’s office last week informing him of his new appointment. “It was a special feeling…I grew [...] by

Alberto Ríos Shines in the Copper State August 19, 2013: The Arizona Commission on the Arts just announced that Alberto Ríos will serve as the state's first poet laureate. As the press release reads: In partnership with the Office of the Governor, the Arizona Commission on the Arts is pleased to announce that celebrated poet and Arizona State University Regents’ Professor Alberto Ríos has [...] by