poet laureate http://kalw.org en Meet Emeryville's first poet laureate http://kalw.org/post/meet-emeryvilles-first-poet-laureate <p><a href="http://www.ci.emeryville.ca.us/">Emeryville,</a> best known for big box stores and a movie complex, currently has something San Francisco lacks: a <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poet_Laureate">poet laureate</a>.</p><p>One would expect San Francisco, home of the <a href="http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/5646">beat poets</a> of the fifties, to have the position &ndash; and it does, but the term of the previous poet has expired. This will be remedied soon; candidates interested in the post have two more days to file.</p> Mon, 27 Feb 2012 22:12:50 +0000 Steven Short 6551 at http://kalw.org Meet Emeryville's first poet laureate