Maine’s Poet Laureate To Be Honored By Obamas For Discovering A Word That Rhymes With “Two-Holer”


libraryFARMINGTON – Wesley McNair, University of Maine at Farmington professor emeritus, writer in residence and Poet Laureate of Maine, has been selected as one of five state poets laureate to give a reading of his poetry and sign his books at the National Book Festival, in Washington, DC. The National Book Festival, organized and sponsored by the Library of Congress, will be held on the National Mall on September 24 and 25. President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama are the honorary chairs of the event and will be in attendance. A crowd of over 150,000 is expected. (read more at the Daily Bulldog)