Tuesday, December 18, 2007
Washington's First Poet Laureate
Gov. Chris Gregoire today announced that she has named Samuel Green as the Washington State Poet Laureate, a position established by the Legislature this year to build awareness and appreciation of poetry across the state, a news release said.
Green, who lives on Waldron Island, is a native of Washington.
He has served as editor of a small press focusing on the work of Washington poets for more than 30 years.
Read more about Sam's life and work here.