Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Tag: Poet Laureate

North Carolina Gets First African-American Poet Laureate

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Roy Cooper has named North Carolina's first African-American poet laureate. Cooper announced Thursday that Jaki Shelton Green will succeed Shelby...

This Late Canadian Poet Exposed for Allegedly...

  A Canadian poet laureate who has been celebrated for his craft is now being exposed for alleged plagiarism. Ira Lightman, a poet who detailed his...

5 Black Women Poets Everyone Should Know

Warsan Shire was born in Kenya in 1988 to Somali parents and raised in Britain. She rose to prominence when her poem For Women...