Margarita Engle named Young People's Poet Laureate

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Margarita Engle named Young People's Poet Laureate

May 15 2017

Margarita Engle has been named the Young People's Poet Laureate by the Poetry Foundation. Awarded every two years, the $25,000 laureate title is given to a living writer in recognition of a career devoted to writing exceptional poetry for young readers. The laureate advises the Poetry Foundation on matters relating to young people's literature.

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