Congrats to Fred Wah, Canadian Poet Laureate!

Congrats to Canada‘s new Poet Laureate, Fred Wah!

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Click here to find out more about this Poet from Western Canada.

The tradition of  naming a Poet Laureate is one that is observed in many countries, the United States and Great Britain included.

This official recognition of poets in any given country seems to give a special recognition to the place of poetry in our world.

With this recognition, poetry will become more familiar to all citizens, not just the academics. To facilitate that, in Canada, there is even a map to track the locations of Canadian Poets Laureate.

Take a few minutes to check out the link to Fred Wah. Welcome our new Poet Laureate!

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Author: Patricia McGoldrick

Poet Writer Reviewer Environment, Nature, Agriculture, People, and History are favorite topics to write about. Upcycling materials into handmade books is a fun challenge!