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Paisley Rekdal, Utah’s poet laureate, reads while on stage at City of Asylum’s “Poet Laureate Celebration” on Monday afternoon.

City of Asylum hosts poets laureate from across the country

By Maggie Young, Contributing Editor September 3, 2019
More than 60 people attended a poets laureate celebration event hosted by City of Asylum in the North Shore Monday. The four poets laureate — Paisley Rekdal, Salas Rivera, Kim Shuck and Molly Fisk — each read from their own collections.
Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith delivers the opening reading of her 2017-18 tenure.

Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith speaks in Oakland

By Hannah Schneider and Adaugoamaji Nwankpa November 16, 2018
Tracy K. Smith currently serves as the 52nd Poet Laureate of the United States. Smith was the latest speaker in the “Poets Aloud” series Wednesday evening.
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