May 4, 2012

Poet Laureate - state

Gov. Herbert names BYU's Lance Larsen new poet laureate
Salt Lake Tribune
By Ben Fulton 

West Valley City 

• Lance Larsen was playing a game of pick-up basketball last Monday with colleagues from Brigham Young University when he got the call that he would be Utah's fourth poet laureate. "I don't play basketball like a poet.
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House passes poet laureate position
Arizona Daily Sun
But they did agree, on the last day of the session, to ensure that school children know about poetry-- at least to the extent it doesn't cost any tax dollars. The House voted Thursday to approve creation of the post of state poet laureate.
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BYU English professor named Utah Poet Laureate
By Contributed AP SALT LAKE CITY -- A Brigham Young University English professor has been named Utah's poet laureate. Gov. Gary Herbert announced Thursday that Lance Larsen will serve a five-year term acting as the leading public advocate for the ...
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