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Poets & Poetry of California

Poets & Poetry of California

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Click through on the photos below to learn more about and hear the poetry of the Poets Laureate who were able to attend the 2018 Gathering of Poets Laureate

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Poet Laureate of Napa County, CA
2017 – 2020
Poet Laureate of Modesto
2016 – 2020
Poet Laureate of Richmond
2015 – 2017
Poet Laureate of Sequioa / Kings Canyon National Park
2018 – 2020
Poet Laureate of Inlandia Institute
2016 – 2018
Poet Laureate of Sunland Tujunga
2004 – 2006
Poet Laureate of Inlandia Institute
2014 – 2016
Poet Laureate of Altadena Library District
2012 – 2014
Poet Laureate of West Hollywood
2016 – 2018
Poet Laureate of Marin County
2017 – 2019
Poet Laureate of Sunland Tujunga
2014 –2017
Poet Laureate of El Cerrito
2018 – 2020
Poet Laureate of California
2015 – 2019
Poet Laureate of Orinda Lafayette
2018 – 2022
Poet Laureate of Salinas
2014 – 2018
Poet Laureate of Berkeley
2017 – 2022
Poet Laureate of Livermore
2013 – 2017
21st United States Poet Laureate
Poet Laureate of California
2008 – 2011
Poet Laureate of Anaheim
2018 – 2020
Poet Laureate of Sunland Tujunga
1998 – 2001
Poet Laureate of Dublin
2008 – 2010
Poet Laureate of Davis
2014 – 2018
Poet Laureate of Sutter Yuba County
2014 – 2018
Poet Laureate of South Pasadena
2018 – 2022
Poet Laureate of Vallejo
2017 – 2019
Poet Laureate of Los Angeles*
2017 – 2019
Poet Laureate of San Luis Obispo
2000
Poet Laureate of California
2008 – 2011
Poet Laureate of Cupertino
2016 – 2017
Poet Laureate of Livermore
2017 – 2022
State Senator, 25th Senate District
2016 - Present
Poet Laureate of Livermore
2005 – 2009
Poet Laureate of Belmont
2018 – 2021
Poet Laureate of Los Angeles
2014 – 2017
Poet Laureate of Santa Barbara
2015 – 2017
Poet Laureate of San Mateo County
2017 – 2018
Poet Laureate of Sunland Tujunga
2017 – 2019
Poet Laureate of Ventura County (Youth Poet Laureate)
2018 – 2019
Poet Laureate of Sunland Tujunga
2012 – 2014
Poet Laureate of San Luis Obispo
2003
Poet Laureate of Sunland Tujunga
2010 – 2012
Poet Laureate of Cupertino
2016
Poet Laureate of El Cerrito –Bay Area
2016 – 2018
Poet Laureate of Livermore
2010 – 2012
Poet Laureate of California
2015 – 2019