Library Names Charles Wright 20th US Poet Laureate The Library of Congress has chosen Southern writer Charles Wright to serve as the nation's next poet laureate beginning this fall.
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Best Local Poets In SacramentoThese are some of Sacramento's most prolific poets worth a read.
Profiled: An Elementary School Teacher In SacramentoSarah Kesty teaches special kids at Oakdale Elementary School. Find out why she loves her job.
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Best Local Poets In SacramentoFrom books to spoken word captured on CD, you will find a variety of poets in Sacramento.