Indiana Poet Laureate
The Indiana Poet Laureate represents the state and the art of poetry through the development and implementation of programming to the educational community and general public. Making formal presentations at various educational facilities and events, the State Poet Laureate pursues individual initiatives to advance the knowledge and appreciation of poetry throughout the state, and offers advice to the Commission regarding ways to further the art of poetry in Indiana.
|2016/2017 Poet Laureate, Shari Wagner, Biography|
|Bring the Indiana Poet Laureate to your school!|
|Arts Commission announces Adrian Matejka as new Indiana State Poet Laureate|
|For information regarding the Indiana Poet Laureate please contact Stephanie Haines, shaines@iac.IN.gov, (317) 232-1274.|
Former Poets Laureate
- Norbert Krapf, July 2008 through June 2010
- Joyce Brinkman, July 2005 through June 2007
In 2012 the Indiana Poet Laureate started serving a calendar year, two-year term.
- Karen Kovacik, 2012, 2013
- George Kalamaras, 2014, 2015
- Shari Wagner, 2016, 2017
- The driving force for Indiana's poet laureate Shari Wagner
- Outgoing poet laureate takes Norwell students for a hike
- @ThroughTheSycamores.com Shari's Poet Laureate Website
- @ShariWagnerPoet.com Shari's Author Page
- @IndianaPoetLaureateShariWagner Facebook
- Project 411: The Collaborative Poem Unveiled Website of former poet laureate George Kalamaras
Photo by Rachel Greenberg.