New National Poet Laureate Named

Librarian of Congress Appoints Charles Simic Poet Laureate

From Library of Congress News Release: “Librarian of Congress James H. Billington has announced the appointment of Charles Simic to be the Library’s 15th Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry.”

Simic will replace Donald Hall as poet laureate in the fall.

For more information on Simic (specifically an author bio and around 10 of his poems), go to http://www.poets.org/poet.php/prmPID/27

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