State Poet Laureate
The poet laureate position was established on July 15, 1957, and is currently held by Gailmarie Pahmeier, who will serve through August 2023. Pahmeier is the author of several books and chapbooks, including The Rural Lives of Nice Girls (Black Rock Press, 2014).
City and County Poets Laureate
In 2022, Angela Brommel was appointed poet laureate of Clark County, Nevada.
In 2021, Kayt Peck was appointed the inaugural poet laureate of Las Vegas.