Sunday, May 6, 2012

UT Press Poet becomes Utah Poet Laureate

University of Tampa Press poet Lance Larsen was appointed Poet Laureate of Utah yesterday by Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert. Lance, who won the Tampa Review Prize for Poetry for his collection entitled In All Their Animal Brilliance (University of Tampa Press, 2005), will serve a five-year term as Utah’s Poet Laureate. The University of Tampa Press will be publishing his fourth collection of poems, Genius Loci, this fall and also previously published his third book, Backyard Alchemy, in 2009. You can read details of the appointment in the Salt Lake Tribune at this link: And you can hear a short reading by Lance at the Utah Division of Arts website:

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