Joyce Sutphen named Minnesota Poet Laureate

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More details later, but Governor Mark Dayton just named Joyce Sutphen of Chaska Minnesota’s new poet laureate. She is a Professor of English at Gustavus Adolphus in St Peter. Published by Red Dragonfly Press, her poems have appeared in Poetry, American Poetry Review, Atlanta Review, Minnesota Monthly, North Dakota Review, and many other journals, and she has been a guest on A Prairie Home Companion.