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Lyric Poetry Mural, Lyric Poetry (detail), by Henry O. Walker, in the South Corridor, Jefferson Building, Library of Congress.
Photographic print.
[c.1899]

Prints and Photographs Online Catalog.
Library of Congress.

Current Laureate:
Dick Allen

Start of Term:
July 1, 2010

Position History:
Position established in 1985 by the Connecticut General Assembly (P.A. 85-221); codified in Sec. 3-110f of the Connecticut General Statutes. The poet laureate is appointed by the Connecticut Commission on Culture & Tourism.

Previous Laureates:
James Merill (1985-1995)
Leo Connellan (1996-2001)
Marilyn Nelson (2001-2007)
John Hollander (March 7, 2007-October 2009)



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