New Hampshire Poet Laureate Fund Successfully Endowed
The Poetry Society of New Hampshire is pleased to announce the successful opening of The W.E. Butts New Hampshire Poet Laureate Endowment which is managed by the New Hampshire Charitable Foundation. This endowment assures every future state poet laureate will receive a modest stipend to go about his or her poetry work in New Hampshire. PSNH is indebted to the many donors throughout the state who contributed to this $10,000 effort over the past two-and-a-half years.
Should you choose to help the endowment grow, tax-deductible donations can be made directly to NHCF or via The Poetry Society of New Hampshire. Please mark NH Poet Laureate Endowment in the memo line. Checks may be mailed to
Ala Khaki, PSNH Treasurer
P.O. Box 1118
Amherst, NH 03031-1118
Alice Fogel Named New Hampshire Poet Laureate
New Hampshire's Executive Council confirmed Governor Maggie Hassan's nomination of Alice B. Fogel of Acworth, N.H, as the next New Hampshire Poet Laureate. Fogel will serve a five-year term beginning January 2014. The state's poet laureate serves as an ambassador for all poets in New Hampshire and works to heighten the visibility and value of poetry in the state.