Poet Laureate of Portsmouth, NH

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2023 Poet Laureate of Portsmouth, NH


In 2023, Diannely Antigua was named an Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellow. Antigua will develop The Bread & Poetry Project, which will honor The Hoot Poetry Reading series and the Esther Buffler Poet-in-Residence program, two legacy projects created by former Portsmouth poets laureate. She will also continue her Bread & Poetry podcast and partner with local organizations NH PANTHER and HAVEN to lead writing workshops, putting into practice poetry’s power to enact social change.