Traci Brimhall

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Poet Laureate of Kansas, 2023–2026

Traci Brimhall is the author of Come the Slumberless to the Land of Nod (Copper Canyon Press, 2020); Saudade (Copper Canyon Press, 2017); Our Lady of the Ruins (W. W. Norton, 2012); and Rookery (Southern Illinois University Press, 2010).

Brimhall is a professor of creative writing at Kansas State University and lives in Manhattan, Kansas. In 2022, she was appointed poet laureate of Kansas and will serve until 2026.