Poet Laureate of Utah

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2023 Poet Laureate of Utah


In 2023, Lisa Bickmore was named an Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellow. Bickmore will create and digitally archive micro-editions of chapbooks with writers throughout Utah, as well as work with youth and educators to publish broadsides centered around the ecological crisis facing the Great Salt Lake, which will be featured at events and readings throughout Utah. Bickmore will also continue presenting the Utah Poetry Festival and expand its regional reach.