DENVER (AP) — Gov. John Hickenlooper is naming a new poet laureate for Colorado.
The governor is expected to announce his appointment for the position Tuesday morning outside the state Capitol.READ MORE: Colorado's Comeback: Fans Return For Concerts At Red Rocks
The state’s poet laureate advocates for poetry, literacy, and literature across the state at schools, libraries, and festivals. The appointment lasts four years.READ MORE: 'Forever Chemicals' Levels In Frisco Drinking Water Would Be Illegal In Three Other States, Residents 'Shocked'
The current poet laureate is David Mason of Colorado Springs, the co-director of creative writing at Colorado College.MORE NEWS: 'Super Carriers' CU Boulder Study Shows How Asymptomatic People Spread Disease
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