New York, NY (April 24, 2019)— The Academy of American Poets is pleased to announce the first-ever recipients of the Academy of American Poets Laureate Fellowships. Among the recipients is Jeanetta Calhoun Mish, Poet Laureate of Oklahoma. Mish is the author of What I Learned at the War (Lamar University Press, 2015) and Work Is Love Made Visible: Collected Family Photographs and Poetry (West End Press / University of New Mexico Press, 2009), winner of the 2010 Oklahoma Book Award for Poetry. She is the author of “Ancestry.com,” which appeared in Hard Crackers #3. Mish plans to present poetry workshops for students in public schools in underserved communities and/or rural areas across the state.
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