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Carol Ann Duffy was the first woman laureate of the US.
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What is a poet laureate?

Government or institutions like Universities appoint poets to be  poet laureate. In this way they become the official poet for that  organization or body or nation, composin

Who is the first woman Poet Laureate in the US?

    Mona Van Duyn     The FIRST woman to serve was Louise Bogan in 1945.     Other women Poet Laureates   Leonie Adam in 1948   Josephine Jacobsen

Who is the poet laureat?

  Some of the current national Poet Laureates are: United Kingdom: Carol Ann Duffy Scotland: Edwin Morgan Wales: Gwyn Thomas Canada: Pierre DesRuissaux United St

What do poet laureates do?

They write poems for the nation, they promote poetry in many and various ways, they support literary education, they speak out for the arts and literature.

Who was the first women poet laureate of the us?

Mona Van Duyn The FIRST woman to serve was Louise Bogan in 1945. Other women Poet Laureates Leonie Adam in 1948 Josephine Jacobsen in 1971 Maxine Kium : 1981 MONA served in 19

Who was the first poet laureate?

There is no definitive list or official beginning to the office of poet laureate, although it appears in general to have begun in the English royal court. See link for more.

Who is the first woman poet laureate in US?

Rita Dove was the first woman poet laureate in the United States. She was appointed in 1993, the first woman, first African American and the youngest to receive this honor. Sh

What does the US Poet Laureate do?

The official role of the United States Poet Laureate is to raise awareness of poetry in the US. This task may take different forms: one may encourage would-be poets to enter t