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Published by St. Andrews Press in Laurinburg, NC .
Written in English


Book details:

Edition Notes

Spine title: Collected poems.

Other titlesCollected poems.
Statement[editor, Marsha White Warren].
ContributionsWarren, Marsha White.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3568.A397 A17 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 275 p. ;
Number of Pages275
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1891740M
ISBN 100932662943, 0932662951
LC Control Number90060872

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Sam Ragan is the author of Collected Poems of Sam Ragan, Poet Laureate of North Carolina ( avg rating, 5 ratings, 1 review, published ), Walk Int /5. Collected poems of Sam Ragan, poet laureate of North Carolina. [Sam Ragan; Marsha White Warren] Book: All Authors / Contributors: Sam Ragan; Marsha White Warren. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes. Collected Poems of Sam Ragan: Poet Laureate of North Carolina by Sam Ragan and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at The Collected Poems Sam Ragan - Kindle edition by Ragan, Sam. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Collected Poems Sam : Sam Ragan.

Sam Ragan. Often called North Carolina’s “literary godfather,” Sam Ragan () was for more than fifty years one of his state’s leading men of letters. The newspaper editor who gave the young David Brinkley his first job as a reporter for the Wilmington Star was also North Carolina Poet Laureate. As North Carolina’s first. : Collected Poems of Sam Ragan (): Warren, Marsha W., Ragan, Sam: BooksAuthor: Sam Ragan. History. Many years before the position was established, poet and journalist John Charles McNeill was unofficially called North Carolina's Poet Laureate and while official permission from the legislature to name a poet laureate came in , no one was actually appointed to the position until A joint resolution of the North Carolina General Assembly created the office, giving the.   The length of a laureate’s term has fluctuated a lot since the creation of the office in the s. Ragan became our third laureate. In its current form the NC Poet Laureate is a literary ambassador who is expected to bring poetry programming to the people of North Carolina, through schools, or prisons, writing programs or festivals, etc.

Past Poet Laureates. Sam Ragan: Appointed by Governor James B. Hunt in , () to serve as North Carolina’s first poet laureate. He was reappointed in by incoming Governor William Kerr Scott and remained in the position until   Though Mr. Ragan was courtly, his poetry could be terse and wry. His poem "The Election," which is included in the book "Collected Poems Author: Eric Pace. Named poet laureate by Governor James B. Hunt in , Ragan was the author of books including Collected Poems of Sam Ragan, Poet Laureate of North Carolina (), Journey into Morning (), A Walk into April: Poems (), and Listening for the Wind: Poems (). Included are drafts of manuscripts for Collected Poems of Sam Ragan: Poet Laureate of North Carolina (St. Andrews Press, ); manuscripts of the poems; correspondence and production materials for A Tree in the Far Pasture (Blair, ) and the printer's set of Back to Beginnings: Adlai E. Stevenson and North Carolina (), a book Ragan co.