"The Academy of American Poets said on Thursday that it would be able to fund its poet laureate program for the next three years with a $4.5 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation...Molly Fisk, another 2019 recipient, has funded 22 poets through the California Poets in the Schools program to lead workshops that encourage students to write poems in response to the state’s recent wildfires. Ms. Fisk is the poet laureate of Nevada County, Calif., which is just 70 miles from Paradise, a town that was decimated by the Camp Fire in 2018." Click here to read the full article.
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