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

 

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

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

Michael McLaughlin - 2004

Kevin Patrick Sullivan - 2003

Anne Candelaria - 2002

Hernan Castellano-Giron -2001

Glenna Luschei - 2000

Ray Clark Dickson - 1999

 

 

 

 

.....This year the selection committee formed by the San Luis Obispo County Arts Council Arts Obispo selected from the nominiees , Marguerite Costigan as the 14th  Poet Laureate for the 31st Annual San Luis Obispo Poetry Festival and the city of San Luis Obispo for the years 2015 and 2016 from  among the nominees 
 
 
  

 Marguerite was proclaimed Poet Laureate for the 31st Annual San Luis Obispo Poetry Festival and the San Luis Obispo County Board of Supervisors for the year 2015 and 2016  on October 7th in the County Board of Supeervisors chambers..

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