Wednesday, June 14, 2006

Donald Hall appointed new Poet Laureate

Donald Hall has been appointed the new Poet Laureate for the United States, he replaces outgoing Poet Laureate Ted Kooser. You can read the press release, which gives a bibliography of Hall who has published 15 books of poetry. The most recent "White Apples and the Taste of Stone" is a collection of selected poetry written between 1946 and 2006. For a more complete biography, with a list of all the books (poetry and prose), on Hall check out the "About the Poet Laureate" web site. This is also where you can hear Hall read his poem, "Mount Kearsarge."

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