August 20, 2014

Librarian of Congress Appoints Natasha Trethewey Poet Laureate

Natasha Trethewey, 2012.

From LC: Librarian of Congress James H. Billington today announced the appointment of Natasha Trethewey as the Library’s Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry for 2012-2013. Trethewey, the 19th Poet Laureate, will take up her duties in the fall, opening the Library’s annual literary season with a reading of her work on Thursday, September 13 in […]

Philip Levine Named Poet Laureate + Web Resources About Levine

From the LC News Release: Librarian of Congress James H. Billington today announced the appointment of Philip Levine as the Library’s 18th Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry for 2011-2012. Levine will take up his duties in the fall, opening the Library’s annual literary season with a reading of his work at the Coolidge Auditorium on […]