Results from my completely unscientific blog poll, Who Would You Like to See Become U.S. Poet Laureate Someday.
The top vote-getters:
Naomi Shihab Nye 31%
Mark Doty 17%
Nikki Giovanni 11%
Martin Espada/Li-Young Lee 8%
Elizabeth Alexander/Cornelius Eady/Gerald Stern 6%
Have you read Dan Nester’s series of articles "Behind the scenes at The Great Paris Review Poetry Purge of 2010"? Read what it’s like to be de-accepted from The Paris Review.
Hear audio of poet Jarita Davis on WOMR’s Poet’s Corner.
Aimee Nez is blogging at Ploughshares.
One word: Storyland!