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Being Maxine Kumin: Pulitzer-Winning Poet Laureate on Her Career, Influences and Rising Up in a Man’s World

Louise Elizabeth Gluck (1943-Alive). American poet. Pulitzer Prize for Poetry, 1992. Poet Laureate of the United States, 2003-2004.

Lawrence Ferlinghetti is a Beat poet, artist and owner/publisher of City Lights Books He was the first Poet Laureate of San Francisco. in the basement of City Lights

Katherine Anne Porter (1890 - 1980) was a Pulitzer Prize-winning American journalist, essayist, short story writer, novelist, and political activist

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Poetic License: US Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey

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Sharon Olds: 'I want a poem to be useful'

Sharon Olds, poet

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New Poet Laureate: 'The Meaning Has Always Stayed The Same'

Charles Wright, a retired professor at the University of Virginia, has been named next poet laureate of the United States, June 2014.

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Charles Wright: The Contemplative Poet Laureate

Charles Wright, the next poet laureate, often finds his richest material right out his window.