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Always a Good Time to Be A Poet: Juan Felipe Herrera Interviewed at Washington Post March 3, 2017: The son of immigrant farmworkers, Juan Felipe Herrera has served as U.S. poet laureate since 2015. He’s witnessed the transition from an Obama presidency to the current administration. From his [...] by

Juan Felipe Herrera Named US Poet Laureate June 10, 2015: We awoke this morning to the glorious news that Juan Felipe Herrera will be the next US poet laureate. We can’t imagine anyone better suited for the job. Herrera recently served as [...] by

The Poetry of New U.S. Poet Laureate Charles Wright June 12, 2014: Later today the Library of Congress will name Charles Wright as the 20th United States Poet Laureate. First appearing in Poetry magazine in September 1969, Wright has been a frequent contributor to [...] by

Charles Wright to Become Next Poet Laureate of the United States June 12, 2014: It’s been decided, Charles Wright has been named the next U.S. poet laureate. The New York Times reports: The Library of Congress is to announce on Thursday that the next poet laureate will be [...] by

Natasha Trethewey to Conclude Tenure as U.S. Poet Laureate May 14, 2014: On May 14th, Natasha Trethewey will conclude her tenure as United States Poet Laureate: a position that she has held for the past two years. From The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: After two terms as [...] by