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Individual State Poet Laureates

 State  Laureate Additional Links
Alabama Sue Walker

2003 -

Alaska Nancy Lord

2008 -

Arizona N/A  
Arkansas Peggy Vining

2003 -

California Carol Muske-Dukes

2008 -

Colorado Mary Crow

1996 -

Connecticut N/A  
Delaware JoAnn Balingit

2008 -

District of Columbia Dolores Kendrick

1999 -

Florida Edmund Skellings

1980 -

Georgia David Bottoms

2000 -

Hawaii N/A  
Idaho Anthony Doerr

2007 -

Illinois Kevin Stein

2003 -

Indiana Norbert Krapf

2008 -

Iowa Mary Swander

2009 -

Kansas Caryn Mirriam-Goldberg

2009 -

Kentucky
 
Gurney Norman

2009 -

Louisiana Darrell Bourque

2007 -

Maine Betsy Sholl

2006 -

Maryland Stanley Plumly

2009 -

Massachusetts N/A  
Michigan N/A  
Minnesota Robert Bly

2008 -

Mississippi Winifred Hamrick Farrar

1978 -

Missouri David Clewell

2010 -

Montana Henry Real Bird

2009 -

Nebraska William Kloefkorn

1982 -

Nevada Vacant  
New Hampshire Walter E Butts

2009 -

New Jersey N/A  
New Mexico N/A  
New York Jean Valentine

2008 -

North Carolina Cathy Smith Bowers

2010 -

North Dakota Larry Woiwode

1995 -

Ohio N/A  
Oklahoma Jim Barnes

2009 -

Oregon Lawson Fusao Inada

2006 -

Pennsylvania N/A  
Rhode Island Lisa Starr

2007 -

South Carolina Marjory Heath Wentworth

2003 -

South Dakota David Allan Evans

2002 -

Tennessee Margaret Britton Vaughn

1999 -

Texas Paul Ruffin

2009 -

Utah Katharine Coles

2006 -

Vermont Ruth Stone

2007 -

Virginia Claudia Emerson

2008 -

Washington Samuel Green

2007 -

West Virginia
 
Irene McKinney

1994 -

Wisconsin Marilyn Taylor

2008 -

Wyoming David Romtvedt

2004 -

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