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Marin’s Kay Ryan named US Poet Laureate

Poet Kay Ryan, who lives in Fairfax and teaches at the College of Main, has been named the latest U.S. Poet Laureate.

She was born in San Jose and has lived in Californnia much of her life. As far as I can tell from a quick survey of the list of poet laureates of the U.S., she is the first lesbian poet laureate.

Her selection made her books the top sellers of poetry at But not for long, because the online bookseller quickly ran out of stock of Ryan’s works, the AP reported.

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