.............Poet Laureate

 

Order of Poets Laureate from the present: to the start of the proggram in 1999

Kevin Clark - 2020 -,2022

Ivan Brown Otter - 2019 - 2020   -------   Deceased   

Jeanie Greensfelder - 2017 - 2018

Marguerite Costigan - 2015 - 2016

Jerry Douglas Smith - 2013 - 2014

Bonnie Young - 2011 - 2012

James Cushing - 2009 - 2010

Dian Sousa - 2008

Rosemary Wilvert - 2007

Gloria L. Velasquez - 2006

Jane Elsdon - 2005   --------   Deceased

Michael McLaughlin - 2004

Kevin Patrick Sullivan - 2003

Anne Candelaria - 2002  -------   Deceased

Hernan Castellano-Giron -2001  -------  Deceased  

Glenna Luschei - 2000  

Ray Clark Dickson - 1999   -------  Deceased 

 

 

 

 

This year the selection committee formed by the San Luis Obispo County Arts Council, Arts Obispo selected from the nominiees Kevin Clark, as the 17th Poet Laureate for the 37th Annual San Luis Obispo Poetry Festival and the County of San Luis Obispo for the years 2020 through 2022.   Click the link below and open up the zine and look for the article on Kevin Clark by Will Jones.  

https://indd.adobe.com/view/ef412680-8ae0-4cb8-95dc-c62ee053554f
 





 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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