Wisconsin

New Poet Laureate

Wisconsin has a new Poet Laureate, Kimberly Blaeser. Read more about her. 
http://www.wisconsinpoetlaureate.org/

Also read a departing article by Max Garland, departing Laureate. 
http://volumeone.org/articles/2014/11/13/8271_closing_the_book

Max Garland

Max Garland

We encounter poetry long before we know it’s poetry – it flourished in Wisconsin long before there was a Wisconsin. More of us have poetry stashed way in our heads and hearts than readily admit it.
— Max Garland