• Kooser, Ted

    Ted Kooser (b. 1939) is an American poet and was the country’s 13th Poet Laureate from 2004 – 2006. His poetry is known for its celebration of the ordinariness of everyday life and is often deceptively plain and simple in its diction. His most recent publication is Kindest Regards: New and Selected Poems (Copper Canyon Press, 2018).


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