NEW POET LAU­RE­ATE

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - FRONT PAGE -

Deirdre Kessler has been named the new Poet Lau­re­ate for Prince Ed­ward Is­land. She is the sixth per­son to take up this pres­ti­gious post, Kessler is a poet, writer and teacher. Her col­lec­tions of po­etry are “Af­ter­noon Horses”, “Sub­tract­ing by Seven­teen” and “Re­ar­rang­ing the Sky”. Kessler cur­rently teaches chil­dren’s lit­er­a­ture and cre­ative writ­ing part-time with UPEI’s depart­ment of English.

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