South Dakota Poet Laureate

Our current Poet Laureate is
Christine Stewart-Nunez (2019-2023).

Christine Stewart-Nuñez is a Professor of English at South Dakota State University, a Poet, and a Memoirist. She’s the author of four poetry books: Untrussed (University of New Mexico Press 2016), Bluewords Greening (Terrapin Books 2016), Keeping Them Alive (WordTech 2010), and Postcard on Parchment (ABZ Press 2008). Her work has appeared in Arts & LettersNorth American ReviewPrairie Schooner and Shenandoah among other magazines.

For more about her writing, her process, and her work as the Poet Laureate, check out her website.

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Past Poet Laureates

Lee Ann Roripaugh (2015-2019)

David Allen Evans (2001-2015)
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Audrae Visser (1974-2001)
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Mabel Frederick (July-October 1973)
More information can be found at the South Dakota State Historical Society

Adeline Jenny (1958-1973)
More information can be found at the South Dakota State Historical Society

Badger Clark (1937-1957)
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