Browse Stories in Poet Laureate

Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Feb 23 2018 - 3:31pm
Replay video of the National Latino Children's Literature Conference during which San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and his wife, Erika Prosper, delivered dual keynote remarks in English and in Spanish as part of the international Campoy-Ada Awards ceremony.
Written by City of San Antonio on Mar 14 2016 - 7:16pm
Jenny Browne, a local author and educator, will serve as the San Antonio’s third Poet Laureate for a two-year term from 2016-2018. Mayor Ivy Taylor and the Department for Culture & Creative Development will host a public investiture ceremony at City Council Chambers in the Municipal Plaza Building, 114 W. Commerce, on Monday, March 28, 2016 at 6:30 p.m. to officially appoint Browne to the position.
Written by Laurie Posner on Oct 18 2015 - 9:43pm
“Roosevelt is proud to announce we are 1 of 7 sites to be named as recipient of the Planting Poet Trees project! Thanks to our special guests Senator Menendez and Poet, Dr. Carmen Tafolla!” On Friday, Oct. 16, State Poet Laureate of Texas Dr. Carmen Tafolla kicked off the Planting Poet Trees Project at Roosevelt High School in San Antonio.
Written by Amanda Evrard on Apr 14 2014 - 4:16pm
REPLAY VIDEO: San Antonio Poet Laureate Laurie Ann Guerrero read from her book A Tongue in the Mouth of the Dying and discussed the art and craft of poetry  from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday, April 22 at Central Library, 600 Soledad. NOWCastSA webcast the event for anyone to view live or come back and replay later right here on this page.
Written by Kris_Serold on Oct 25 2013 - 9:41am
The San Antonio Public Library hosted 2013 Texas Poet Laureate Rosemary Catacalos for a reading and reception on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013. Naomi Shihab Nye, regarded a wandering poet who calls San Antonio her home, introduced Catacalos by reading some of her own poetry. Then Catacalos read her work to the room packed full of admirers, including other poets, poetry enthusiasts, soul searchers and students. You can replay the entire event in this video:
Written by nancypjohnson on Nov 19 2011 - 11:50am
San Antonio Mayor Julián Castro announced that the city is searching for its inaugural Poet Laureate, setting the stage for the city's first-ever official poet.