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Poets Laureate
Canada - Michel Pleau
Great Britain - Carol Ann Duffy
New Zealand - Ian Wedde
United States -  Natasha Trethewey 
United States Children's Poet Laureate - Karen Nesbitt

U.S. State Poets Laureate:
Alabama - Andrew Glaze
Alaska - Nora Marks Dauenhauer
Arizona - Alberto Rios
Arkansas - Peggy Vining
- Juan Felipe Herrera 
Colorado - David Mason
Connecticut - Dick Allen
DelawareJoAnn Balingit 
District of Columbia - Dolores Kendrick
Florida - no Poet Laureate at this time
Georgia - Judson Mitcham
HawaiiKealoha (Steven Kealohapau'ole Hong-Ming Wong)
Idaho - Brady Udall
IllinoisKevin Stein
Unofficial: Cecil Tresslar; Official: George Kalamaras
Iowa - Mary Swander
Kansas - Wyat Townley
Kentucky - Frank X. Walker
Louisiana - Ava Leavell Haymon
Maine - Wesley McNair
Maryland - Stanley Plumly
Massachusetts - has no Poet Laureate
Michigan - has no Poet Laureate
Minnesota - Joyce Sutphen
Mississippi - Natasha Trethewey
Missouri - William Trowbridge
Montana - Sheryl Nethe
Nebraska - Twyla Hansen
Nevada - no Poet Laureate at this time
New Hampshire - Alice B. Fogel
New Jersey - has no Poet Laureate
New Mexico - has no Poet Laureate
New York - Maria Howe
Nevada -  position currently vacant
North Carolina - Joseph Bathanti
North Dakota - Larry Woiwode
Ohio - has no Poet Laureate
Oklahoma - Nathan Brown
Oregon -  Paulann Petersen
- has no Poet Laureate
Rhode Island - Rick Benjamin
South CarolinaMarjory Wentworth
South Dakota - David Allen Evans
Tennessee - Margaret Britton Vaughn
Texas - Rosemary Catacalos
Utah - Lance Larsen
Vermont - Sydney Lea
- Sofia Starnes
Washington -  Kathleen Flenniken 
West Virginia - Marc Harshman
Wisconsin - Max Garland
Wyoming - Patricia Frolander

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