California Poet Laureate

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The California Poet Laureate is the poet laureate for the U.S. state of California. In 2001, Governor Gray Davis created the official position. Each poet laureate for the State of California is appointed by the Governor of California for a term of two years and must be confirmed by the senate. Previous to Governor Davis' action in creating the position, the title was unofficial and the position was held for life. The program is run by the California Arts Council.

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Grave marker in Inglewood Park Cemetery for Gordon W. Norris

Years in blue type link to Years in poetry

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