NEW POET LAUREATE
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.