2011 Poet Laureate – Amy Small-McKinney

Poet Laureate 2011   Amy Small-McKinney  Amy Small-McKinney is the author of a new collection of poems,Life is Perfect (BookArts Press), and two chapbooks of poetry, Body of Surrender (2004) and Clear Moon, Frost (2009), both with Finishing Line Press. She was...

2010 Poet Laureate – Grant Clauser

Poet Laureate 2011  GRANT CLAUSER  Grant Clauser earned an MFA in poetry from Bowling Green State University where he was a Richard Devine Fellow. In 2010 he was selected as the Montgomery County Pennsylvania Poet Laureate by Robert Bly. He makes his living as a home...

2009 Poet Laureate – Doris Ferleger

Poet Laureate 2009 Doris FerIeger, Ph.D.  Doris Ferleger, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and poet whose poetry and memoir essays have been published in numerous literary journals including: Bridges, California Quarterly, Calyx, Comstock Review, Confluence, Many...

2008 Poet Laureate – Elizabeth Rivers

Poet Laureate 2008 ELIZABETH RIVERS Elizabeth Rivers has won the Milton Dorfman Poetry prize, 1999, and the Portland Pen Poetry contest, 2000, and has been published in various magazines. Chosen as the Montgomery County Poet Laureate, PA for 2008 by Marie Howe, she is...

2007 Poet Laureate – David Simpson

Poet Laureate 2007 DAVID SIMPSON David Simpson is a musician, poet, and actor. He earned a Master of Music degree in organ performance from Westminster Choir College, before traveling to Paris, France for a year of private study with the world-renowned organist André...