According to local news sources, Rick Benjamin, State Poet Laureate and part Three Amigos, will resign from his position of State Poet Laureate in January. He will be taking a teaching position in California.
He will still be on hand for our Poetry Event next month and serves as judge for The Galway Kinnell Poetry Contest. Look for his column in the Providence Journal in Sept. He will discuss Galway Kinnell and Poetry Celebration.