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State Poet Laureate Commissioning Ceremony

  • Old Archives Room Montgomery, AL (map)

On Wednesday, November 1, 2017, Governor Kay Ivey will preside over the commissioning of Jennifer Horne as the state’s new poet laureate.

We are proud to extend an invitation to support the literary arts in our state and attend the ceremony, which will be held in the Old Archives Room (S-201) at the state capitol building in Montgomery from 10-10:30 a.m. 

Please contact AWC President T.K. Thorne by email at for more specific directions on parking and navigating to the location.

We look forward to celebrating this wonderful new chapter in Alabama's poetry legacy.

Earlier Event: October 27
ASPS Mid-Fall Conference
Later Event: November 3
November Open Mic with Bards and Brews