ANNOUNCING CALGARY’S NEW POET LAUREATE

>> From the Alberta Foundation for the Arts’ article, “Sheri-D Wilson named Calgary Poet Laureate”:

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“As poets speak so they listen—poets listen through the ideas that arrive and arise from the earth and through community eyes. Calgary, Mohkínstsis, the place where two rivers meet—is an epicentre of poetry and spoken word,” says Sheri-D Wilson. “Poets live without boundaries—and poetry sings with the inclusive voice of all people. I am honoured to be the fourth Poet Laureate of my birthplace, Calgary, and I will do the best damn job that I can!”

 

Read the full article on the Alberta Foundation for the Arts website!