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Ohio Has A New Poet Laureate

Jan 8, 2018

Dave Lucas
Credit John Carroll University

Ohio Governor John Kasich has appointed the state's second poet laureate.

Dave Lucas of Cleveland Heights succeeds Doctor Amit Majmudar of Dublin. Lucas was recommended by the Ohio Poet Laureate Selection Committee after a statewide nominating process. Lucas has been an instructor at several institutions including Case Western Reserve University and the Cleveland Clinic Program in Medical Humanities. Lawmakers created the position in 2014.