State Poet Laureate 

In 1942, Louisiana established a state poet laureate position, which is currently held by Alison Pelegrin. Pelegrin is the author of several books, including Waterlines (Louisiana State University Press, 2016). 

City and County Poets Laureate 

Baton Rouge, Louisiana 

In 2023, Taylor Scott was named poet laureate of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, through 2024.