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Fred Wah Named Parliamentary Poet Laureate

by Events Winnipeg - Wednesday, Dec 21, 2011 at 4:23pm

Many congratulations to Saskatchewan based poet Fred Wah for his recent appointment to the position of parliamentary poet laureate. This is just another achievement in a remarkable career that began in the early 60's. Not only has Wah's own poetry been enormously influential, he has also served as mentor to a generation of some of Canada's most exciting poetic voices. This is an extremely well deserved honour indeed.

You can read more about the appointment and the position itself on the Winnipeg Free Press website here.

Categories: Awards, Poetry

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