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North Carolina’s New Poet Laureate

Cathy Smith Bowers, who led the poetry workshop at the Network’s 2009 Squire Summer Writing Residency, is North Carolina’s new Poet Laureate. Cathy’s appointment was announced today by Governor Beverly Perdue.  “Cathy’s powerful poems open new avenues of thought, and are a reflection of the love of words and learning. She believes poetry inspires and […]